joeys are just plain cute

Little critters are usually always cute, and these joeys with their Mum’s at the Blowering Dam in Kosciuszko National Park are true to form.

 

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bundjalung national park

After travelling the  twenty or so kilometres of narrow dirt road you are rewarded with the Black Rocks section of the Bundjalung National Park.  Long expanses of deserted beach, creeks for paddling and exploring, and a diversity of wildlife awaits you.  A noisy sea at night gives way to a warm orange sunrise across the black rocks.

a possum release at Serendipity

At Serendipity we have been carefully restoring the property back to nature.  We recently had a release of a gorgeous blond brushtail possum at Serendipity to enjoy some of our hard work so far.

She was very keen to inspect her new abode from the safety of her supplied nesting box from Wilvos here on the Sunshine Coast.

red belly in the herb garden

red belly in the herb gardenMaybe he/she thought the herb garden was a herpetarium! Obviously good hunting grounds for small marsupials has seen this red belly snake (pseudechis porphyriacus) return on several occasions to seek out its prey on warmer summer days here at Serendipity.  Oh well, not all critters in a wildlife sanctuary are human friendly!

Pretty much ignoring me while I took the photos, except towards the end, when it decided it needed to show a bit more size in the form of its cobra pose.

red belly does the cobra pose

platypus do live in Eungella NP

While places advertise wildlife sightings, not all of them live up to the expectation.  Eungella National Park, west of Mackay in North Queensland, did not disappoint.  Sightings of the platpus in the late afternoon and early morning were guaranteed.  In fact for the more patient watcher there were several platypus going about their daily routines at any one time.  What a treat and what is more, no difficult tracks and trails to get there!

Girringun National Park

Located west of Ingham in North Queensland is this amazing national park.  The steep and somewhat curvy drive to the top was worth it.  Serene walks, magnificent falls and spectacular views await. Here is a glimpse.

The Wallaman Falls are Australia’s highest permanent waterfall with a 279 metre single drop. The noise of the falls breaks up what would normally be a peaceful setting!

bird watching along the Daintree River

Early morning and it’s misty rain again on the Daintree.  We venture out anyway on our small wildlife cruise, big lens (although someone will have a bigger one!) and rain gear.  Thankfully the light was good and perfect for capturing, inclusive of rain spots, a few treasures along the Daintree River.

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