The garden at Red Mill House in Daintree
September 7th, 2014

What a fabulous week we have had here in our own garden at Red Mill House.  All too often people rush off somewhere else to find birds, when we have such treats right here. The final strangler fig to fruit …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 rainy season
January 22nd, 2013

After a comparatively dry 2012 (2830ml), this year’s “wet” season is off to a good start. A monsoonal low on Cape York is bringing good rains to the Daintree (200ml+ in the past 4 days), filling the wetlands and flushing …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

Springtime in Daintree
October 6th, 2012

After a very dry and extremely pleasant few weeks, there has been some good showers here in the Wet Tropics over the last few days, refreshing the rainforest and greening everything up again. It was long overdue. Birdlife has been …Continue Reading