Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher in the Daintree Valley
November 10th, 2015

Every November a wonderful man named Fred Forsell spends a month in Daintree, staying here at Red Mill House in our purpose-built ‘dog-house’ – and every day he spends the pre-dawn and early morning in a particular piece of forest …Continue Reading

Summer thunderstorms at last!
December 8th, 2014

This is the time of year referred to as ‘the build-up’ – the weeks preceding the ‘wet season’ when the humidity rises, the temperature rises and the thunderstorms¬†build – particularly in the inland areas of the wet tropics. It is …Continue Reading

At last, good numbers of Paradise Kingfishers
November 21st, 2014

Here we are, November 21st and we are just hearing the first of the Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher close to town in Daintree. There are a dozen or so birds at the end of Stewart Creek Rd and excavation of some …Continue Reading

Kingfishers and much more!
November 29th, 2012

This is prime birdwatching time in Daintree and beyond. The weather is becoming warmer and there has been little rain (which means no mosquitoes) and the birds are becoming very visible around sources of water, whether it be a birdbath …Continue Reading

Eclipse 2012 plus great birdwatching
November 17th, 2012

What an amazing event the 2012 Total Solar Eclipse in Far North Queensland was!  People came from far and wide, up to 50,000 extra people in the region we hear – from the seriously scientific to the seriously whacky, to …Continue Reading