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

2016 – a year of change
February 5th, 2016

What a month this has been for Red Mill House. Christmas saw us at Lake Eacham in the Atherton Tablelands, just enjoying ourselves in one of our favourite places in the world, when suddenly a very attractive block of land …Continue Reading

A Daintree New Year!
January 1st, 2016

After almost 700 millimetres of rain in the last few days of 2015, the Daintree River is full and flowing brown, local creeks and billabongs are full of water and life, the ground is oozing, the frogs are going absolutely …Continue Reading

Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher in the Daintree Valley
November 10th, 2015

Every November a wonderful man named Fred Forsell spends a month in Daintree, staying here at Red Mill House in our purpose-built ‘dog-house’ – and every day he spends the pre-dawn and early morning in a particular piece of forest …Continue Reading