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

Summer thunderstorms at last!
December 8th, 2014

This is the time of year referred to as ‘the build-up’ – the weeks preceding the ‘wet season’ when the humidity rises, the temperature rises and the thunderstorms¬†build – particularly in the inland areas of the wet tropics. It is …Continue Reading

At last, good numbers of Paradise Kingfishers
November 21st, 2014

Here we are, November 21st and we are just hearing the first of the Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher close to town in Daintree. There are a dozen or so birds at the end of Stewart Creek Rd and excavation of some …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

Last of the “Dry Season”
December 14th, 2012

An unusual December in tropical Daintree with humid and warm weather but without the build-up of storms to date. Conditions are dry, leaves are falling, wetlands are shrinking and birds are seeking what water they can find. Even muddy, cow-filled …Continue Reading