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 "What's New?" in the Daintree

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More "dam" visitors!

As the rainy season approaches our wetlands-dam is now pretty low and home to lots of water-birds looking for lunch in the shallows.  Here are two Magpie Geese and top left you can just see a White-faced Heron. read more...


The first "Buffy"

This is an old photo - this morning it was lovely to hear the first call of a Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher. They're arriving a little later than normal as they usually migrate from New Guinea around October, for their breeding season. This one had flown into a... read more...


And still more Jade Vine

We're amazed how long our beautiful Jade Vine is lasting this year - it's been going for months and there are still new flowers coming out.  I took this a few minutes ago.  Most of our plants and trees seem confused this year after a dry wet season, moist dry... read more...


Our rainforest

Everything is looking so vibrant and fresh after an inch of rain - normally at this time of year it's the dry season and we're watering the grass to stop it going brown!  I took this half an hour ago from our walking-track as the sun looked so lovely through the... read more...


Dusky Honeyeater

This is the time of year when the stunning Flame-of-the-Forest vine in front of our house puts on a spectacular, although all-too-brief, display - to the delight of all our various Honeyeaters.  This afternoon this little Dusky Honeyeater gave me the beady eye!   read more...


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