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Brown Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia amboinensis Columbidae The Brown Cuckoo-Dove was once called the ‘Pheasant-tailed Pigeon’ because of its long tail, which is sometimes used as a counterbalance or as a support when foraging in the treetops, especially when hanging upside down busting...

Bloodwood in the Tropics

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Bush Medicine Have you ever had a small cut that didn’t heal as well as you remember it should?? “Why is this taking so long!” “Last time I had a cut, it was gone in a couple of days?” Often in the tropics we experience great diversity in healing...
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Curlews don’t belong in storm drains!

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At FNQ Nature Tours, we do our best to support local organisations such as FNQ Wildlife Rescue, to promote the health and wellbeing our our sick and injured natives!

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Have you noticed an Arboreal Termite mound?   People often mistake them for burls, bee hives or ants nest but in fact they are far more interesting. Of the many species of Termite in Australia, this variety choose to live primarily off grass. It would certainly be no benefit...

To the Rescue!

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We got a Wildlife Rescue call this morning about a Bush-Stone Curlew chick that had fallen into a storm water drain. Lynette from Kanimbla Heights brought this situation to our attention and this little fella was rescued with a pool scoop! How cute! Tonight we plan on searching...

CASSOWARIES in the Tropics

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The colorful cassowary is one of the most recognizable icons of the Wet Tropics. This striking bird with its brilliant blue and purple head and neck, red wattles, and amber eyes, appears extensively on promotional brochures and souvenirs throughout the region. However, it is an...