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NEWS FROM THE DAINTREE

 

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Swamp Wallabies

A few minutes ago I left the kitchen and almost walked straight into 'Mum' swamp wallaby and her baby! They simply looked at me and carried right on, Mum had a scratch and a nibble of grass and Junior poked his/her head out of her pouch and... read more...


Royal Spoonbills

You know it's the end of the dry season when you see the birds walking across the wetlands-dam!  We've had a few very welcome showers which have started everything growing again - but thank goodness we have unlimited fresh water from our spring-fed bore so we can... read more...


Cleaning the dam - at last!

Anyone who has stayed with us in the past couple of years will probably know we've been trying to clean out our wetlands-dam which, over the years, has become choked with thick long grass. Today's the day!!! It's been so dry that the dam is almost empty, just a couple of... read more...


Our perfect winter

We really feel blessed to be enjoying such perfect tropical winter days and nights.  Blue skies, warm days, pleasantly-cooler nights, everything still looking vibrant although we could do with a few light showers now we are into our dry season.  Thankfully we have abundant... read more...


Praying Mantis

Look who I found in the kitchen this morning, trying to get out through the glass door. A while since we've seen a Praying Mantis, although they are quite common in the tropics. He seems a lot happier now I've helped him onto the ornamental ginger leaf... read more...


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