Spring time in the Daintree
November 4th, 2020

In spring in the Daintree we start to say goodbye to winter migrants and start to welcome back New Guinea neighbours such as the Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher seeking out its regular nearby nesting grounds in the smaller Termite mounds. Along …Continue Reading

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