Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher has arrived!!
October 15th, 2016

Our favourite early spot for the Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher has proved itself again!! Early sightings (Oct 12 and 13) of the famed kingfisher at the end of Stewart Creek Rd. Often these early ones seem to be just passing through, …Continue Reading

Warming up in Daintree as the breeding season gets underway
September 29th, 2016

With regular rains over the winter months, the new foliage growth this season is fantastic – the Daintree River banks are lush and green with new growth. Lots of insects about, so it is great for our seasonal insectivores. Cicadabird …Continue Reading

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