Following our visit to Etty Bay (see following post) we headed further south to Tully for an overnight stay with friends Jason Grotherr and Debbie Grant. Then onwards to Ingham for a brief visit to Tyto Wetlands.
Like Catanna near Cairns, this is another artificially created wetland on former sugar cane land, and an example of the potential for developing the Yandina Creek Wetland on the Sunshine Coast as a first-class wetland and waterbird habitat.Then I found a pair of White-browed Robins in a shady glade; this species had unexpectedly eluded me until now on this trip.
male Crimson Finch emerged from the vegetation at the start of the
White-gaped Honeyeater was common here.
|Big Crystal Creek|
|Victoria's Riflebird male|
|Victoria's Riflebird female|
|Rockslides, Big Crystal Creek|