Anderson Park, Townsville Aug 2020

Summary: Pleasant park in Townsville with many ducks and a few other birds too. Date of visit: Aug 27, 2020 Anderson Park is a 20 hectare park right in Townsville city, which has a bit of a botanic gardens feel to it. A paved road does a big loop inside the park grounds with severalContinue reading “Anderson Park, Townsville Aug 2020”

Townsville Town Common, Aug 2020

Summary: Queensland’s number 1 birding hotspot does not disappoint! A huge area to explore with magnificent birds of all types. Dates of visit: Aug 25-28, 2020 Townsville Town Common Conservation Park is listed as the number 1 hotspot in Queensland, with 282 species. I visited across 4 days and covered a lot of the vastContinue reading “Townsville Town Common, Aug 2020”

Palmetum Gardens, Townsville, Aug 2020

Summary: Pleasant palm-based botanic gardens in Townsville, with a little lagoon and some good birds and photography opportunities. Date of visit: Aug 24, 2020 Palmetum was the first birding hotspot I hit up in the afternoon after I arrived in Townsville. I had actually started a little birding from the plane flying into the airport,Continue reading “Palmetum Gardens, Townsville, Aug 2020”