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
Spring time in the Daintree
November 4th, 2020
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
Back in beautiful Daintree at last!
July 8th, 2013
After 3 months holiday – 6 weeks in South America and then six weeks driving into central Australia and back, it is great to be back in Daintree with the familiar lush green rainforest, warm winter’s days and our local …Continue Reading
The new Daintree Birdwatching Bulletin
September 28th, 2012
Following the crash of the one existing computer in this house which supported Windows XP, we no longer have access to the Dreamweaver programme from which the Daintree Birdwatching Bulletin was created and maintained. So – – – this blog …Continue Reading
Paradise Kingfishers – colourful and stunning.
November 7th, 2010
One of the great joys of spring in Daintree and the Wet Tropics is the return of the Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher from New Guinea every year to breed. Arriving in late October ( a little early this year), they call …Continue Reading