Lovely Fairy-wren (Malurus amabilis) - Bird of the Month

Lovely Fairy Wrens (pair) in breeding plumage - Ingham, North Queensland

General Information: The Lovely Fairy Wren occurs from about Townsville in tropical north Queensland up the coast to the Atherton Tablelands and right across parts of Cape York Peninsula where ever, suitable habitat occurs.

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26/07/10 - Iron Range Bird Week Gallery

D_9518_Wedge_Tailed_Eagle_16__male_in_flight_Bowen_Feb2007_1.jpgThe latest gallery features some of John's photographs taken on the Iron Range Bird Week. To view the gallery, enter your login details on the John Young Wildlife website and click on the gallery button that appears in the menu.
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08/06/10 - Mt. Quincan Retreat

A weekend Bird Watching at “Mt Quincan Retreat” in North Queensland

Just imagine waking up in the treetops amongst dense rainforest on the inner walls of an extinct volcano – can’t imagine that you say? Well believe me it’s real, and it is only an hour from Cairns on the Atherton Tablelands.
It’s called “Mt. Quincan Crater Retreat.” This unique bird watching spot is an incredible place to stay in the complete comfort of luxurious, treetop accommodation that blends in so well with its surroundings that the birds and animals go about their business as if you were part of the furniture.

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