Another season is underway as the Spring Migrants return
August 7th, 2016

Can it be springtime already? The birds seem to think so! Within the last few days we have seen the arrival of Metallic Starlings as they┬áreturn for their breeding season and, now this morning, both Channel-billed Cuckoo and female Australian …Continue Reading

Winter magic in Daintree
June 30th, 2016

We always consider the summer months the best for birdwatching in Daintree, with the breeding migrants coming through from New Guinea plus having the rain adding to to the lagoons and river systems, encouraging water birds, crakes, bushhens etc. However, …Continue Reading

Daintree’s ‘dry wet’ and ‘wet dry’
May 23rd, 2016

Who says there is no climate change?? A normal 1st quarter for Daintree will deliver between 1500 and 2500mm of rain – this year we only received 870mm in the first three months of the year. It was unseasonally hot …Continue Reading

To Colombia and home again
April 13th, 2016

Back home again after a month of travelling and birdwatching in Colombia. What an amazing place – almost 2000 bird species, more than any other country in the world and, because of the geography,an amazing degree of endemism. There are …Continue Reading

Holiday time
February 27th, 2016

Posting from sunny Sydney as we wait for a flight to Santiago, then Lima and finally Bogota – a long day ahead. We have a month in Colombia attending the Colombian Birdfair, doing a tour of the Santa Marta region …Continue Reading