Cape York Sights

 Eleven days in October 2018 on a birding tour in Cape York was an eclectic mix of scenery, wildlife, comfortable accommodation, excellent food and unusual sights. The birds are here.


Balancing Rock Cooktown Hotel  Westpac Bank, Cooktown Coen Campus (S)Exchange Hotel, Coen Gebang Palm in flower



Accommodation at Lotus Bird Lodge, Musgrave


Granite boulder with two quartz intrusions

Lloyd Bay, Lockhart

 Risky swimmer

Lunching beside a waterhole Orchids, Cairns Botanic Gardens Accommodation at Moreton Arrival/departure lounge at Moreton Airport Moreton Airport runway 

Orange-clawed fiddler crab

Purple crab Rock 'n' Rump, and dessert A 'salty' Sunset colours Terrain in Cape York

The road north to the 'Tip'

Freshwater Lake, Cairns Waterlily White-lipped tree frog Waterhole Yellow-spotted monitor Flood levels


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