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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 had a... 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...


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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