Highfields Falls, 2021-2023

Summary: A pleasant area for a variety of forest birds near Toowoomba Dates of visits: May 21 & Dec 31 2021, Jan 28 2023 Highfields Falls is about 12km north of Toowoomba in south-east Queensland and provides a great little stop for a variety of birds and some enjoyable (if sometimes hilly) walking. We’ve alwaysContinue reading “Highfields Falls, 2021-2023”

Goondiwindi Botanic Gardens, Jul 2021

[A stop on the West Queensland Trip Jul-Aug 2021 trip]. Goondiwindi Botanic Gardens is a 25 hectare, flat park in Goondiwindi, about 4 hours drive west of Brisbane. It makes for a pleasant hour or two of birding with a reasonable chance of seeing some good birds. The entrance to the gardens is on BrennansContinue reading “Goondiwindi Botanic Gardens, Jul 2021”

Girraween National Park, Oct 2020

Summary: Awesome granite landscapes with terrific bird life Dates of visit: Oct 16 to 18, 2020 Girraween National Park, 260km south-west of Brisbane near the NSW border, is renowned for its wildflowers in spring and its massive granite outcrops (er, all year round), but it’s also a fantastic place to go birding! There are twoContinue reading “Girraween National Park, Oct 2020”