Springtime in Daintree
September 25th, 2014

The dry, warmer months of Spring are always great for birding in the Daintree with seasonal migrants such as Eastern Koel, Channel-billed Cuckoo, Brown-backed Honeyeater, Cicadabird and Dollarbird all arriving for the summer. Koels and Channel-bills are referred to as …Continue Reading

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

To the UK and back
August 29th, 2014

After dashing off to the UK for a total of 6 nights and back our heads are still spinning, so it is great to be home and settled back in to paradise. The British Birdfair went extremely well with 24, …Continue Reading

Off to British Birdfair 2014
August 10th, 2014

Tomorrow the very long haul to the UK begins (down the back, all the way!) as we gear up to again organising and running the Australian Birdwatching display at the British Birdfair. Now in it’s 26th year,  Birdfair attracts about …Continue Reading

Fabulous mammals
August 9th, 2014

Again, an unusual year for us here at Red Mill House, with good numbers of nocturnal mammals popping in to say hello to our delighted guests. We had been accusing the Northern Brown Bandicoots  and Orange-footed Scrubfowl of effectively digging …Continue Reading