RFI Far North Qld (Cairns to Cooktown)

Hi all

I’ll be attending a family event in Palm Cove in mid April, and have managed to schedule some extra days for birding. This includes a couple of nights in Cooktown next week. I have a few specific targets, and would really appreciate any recent sighting or local information. I’ve sourced a bit . . . → Read More: RFI Far North Qld (Cairns to Cooktown)

Why do cattle hate koalas?

Not a bird story but intriguing I support Wildlife Victoria. Their latest communique tells the tale of an unfortunate baby Koala, rescued after her mother was killed on the ground by a herd of cows. Apparently this is not at all unknown, and in fact cattle are said to have an insane hatred of . . . → Read More: Why do cattle hate koalas?

The travesty of Toondah Harbour

The planned development of Toondah Harbour in a Ramsar-protected wetland in Queensland's Moreton Bay makes a mockery of international treaties to which Australia is a party. Queensland Labors stands condemned for this wanton act of environmental vandalism. More here: https://sunshinecoastbirds.blogspot.com/2019/04/the-travesty-that-is-toondah-harbour.html Greg Roberts friarbird.roberts@gmail.com Blog: http://sunshinecoastbirds.blogspot.com.au/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gregbirdo Twitter: https://twitter.com/gregrobertsqld Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/sunshinecoastbirds/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gregrobertsqld/ . . . → Read More: The travesty of Toondah Harbour