Visiting 11 Best Attractions in Darwin

Visiting 11 Best Attractions in Darwin

Arriving at Darwin Our next destination was Darwin. It was only 115 km from Litchfield National Park to again reach civilization. The drive was short, but it took us some time to pick the right caravan park. We wanted to stay there longer as it was finally warm and there were a lot of attractions…

Comb Crested Jacana – a caring super dad

Comb Crested Jacana – a caring super dad

This is my favourite bird. It is tiny, has long legs and beautiful red wattle (male). I love watching it when it walks slowly and deliberately, jumping from one lily pad to the other. Sometimes it flies low over the water. What is really interesting – male takes care of little chicks and keeps them…

White Bellied Sea Eagle – awesome bird of prey

White Bellied Sea Eagle – awesome bird of prey

Spectacular Australian bird of prey. Despite its name, it doesn’t live only in seaside areas. We spotted it near wetlands, far from the sea, especially along rivers. This very powerful bird with large talons is often heard in the mornings and at dusk calling its mate. Pairs stay together for life.  Sea eagles swoop down…

Rainbow Lorikeet – a colorful beauty

Rainbow Lorikeet – a colorful beauty

Rainbow Lorikeets is a  noisy, and beautiful bird. They are so colourful that it is impossible to mistake them for other species. Lorikeets often travel together in pairs and occasionally respond to calls to fly as a flock.  Both sexes look alike with their bright red beak and colourful plumage. They have a blue head…

Brolga – the amazing dancing bird

Brolga – the amazing dancing bird

Brolga is the Australian largest flying bird with a wingspan of up to 2.4 meters. Brolga is a wetland bird that lives in tropical and south-eastern Australia. Brolgas are famous for their courting dance. This large bird dances, leaping a meter in the air and calling as part of bonding and breading.   There is an…

Alice Springs – The Vibrant Red Centre

Alice Springs – The Vibrant Red Centre

Alice Springs is the informal capital of the Red Centre with a population of 26000 people, and it is the second populated town in Northern Territory. Also, Alice Springs location is so far from the biggest Australian cities that make this place really unique. Alice Spring surprised us positively as it is a green and…