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Birds

Sightings and images of birds at Daintree Valley Haven - over 140 species

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...


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 run... read more...


Kookaburra

Just one of our 'locals' enjoying our beautiful winter sun near the office window! read more...


Azure Kingfisher

An unusual photo-op and what a find this morning! This tiny Azure Kingfisher flew into the kitchen window and stunned itself, but happily soon recovered and flew away. I just managed to grab the camera in time. They are Australia's tiniest and most dazzling... read more...


Walks and Darters

If you have never had the misfortune to break your ankle (or leg or have knee or hip surgery) it's impossible to explain how incredible it feels to be able to stand up unaided and to walk freely again! Ten weeks after surgery I can now grab the camera and wander... read more...


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