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

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