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NEWS FROM THE DAINTREE

 

Our previous Blog has many earlier posts and images

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Rainfall

In case anyone's interested in trivia, and climate in particular. We have lived here in our beautiful Daintree for almost 23 years (can hardly believe it!). Every day Peter has recorded our daily rainfall - as you can see there have been some spectacular totals! The... read more...


Where's the rain?!

 After quite a moist January in the Daintree the rain has disappeared and we're going into a heatwave - and normally February is one of the wettest months of the year!  It really is a crazy country with devastating drought, followed by catastrophic bushfires way down... read more...


Beautiful rain!

What a night - incredible thunderstorm about 4 am and 150 mm (6 inchres) of rain in the gauge this morning, so with 40 mm the night before that makes almost 200 mm (8 inches) in 2 nights. Our dry dam is now half full and the frogs and cicadas are creating an... read more...


Buffy's galore!

This is the time of year when the valley echoes to bird-calls, especially the beautiful "Buffy's", Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfishers.  Unfortunately a lot of birds have the habit of flying into one of our windows and stunning themselves - sad for the birds but... read more...


More happy guests!

Birdwings for breakfast We loved our stay here. The property is about 8kms South of Daintree Village which makes it very convenient for excursions to Mossman Gorge or Port Douglas. To get to Cape Tribulation or the parts of the forest North of the river you have to take... read more...


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