Cuckoos Arriving From The North

The channel-billed cuckoos arrived early this year. One flew overhead near Boonah a few days ago.  Many have settled on the mountain by now. You will know that they are there as they usually make their presence felt by loud raucous calls (not sounding anything at all like ‘cuck-
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Epic Frog

I think this is a truly amazing short video. It captures so many aspects of nature …. it’s beauty, it’s dangers, being able to see small life on an expansive level plus the music creates a wonderful backdrop in showcasing this marvellous epic tale As you know, we are
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Mt Tamborine’s Natural Icons

One of the most enjoyable features of Mt Tamborine would have to be the rainforest walks. Tall timbers, lush greenery, the sounds of wildlife. There is something meditative about going for a walk in the rainforests. You cant help but feel a sense of calming The next time you are up in
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Feature Article Writer Appointed National Wildlife Chairperson

Ronda Green is a regular contributor  on the Escarpment Retreat’s Feature Article  page, posting many interesting nature and wildlife stories for our readers about the wonderful and diverse range of animals that we have on the mountain. One of Ronda’s gifts is that she exp
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Experience Nature

The sun is out, our waterfall is thundering, the trickle stream is gushing, frogs are jumping around excitedly, the gardens are as lush as can be and in the mornings there is a fine mist over the property……the perfect place to escape
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