Tag Archives: Cape York

Scales of Colour

This handsome Mertens’ Water Monitor (Varanus mertensi) frequently appeared sun-bathing on rocks or hunting in the water near our campsite on Five Mile Creek in Lakefield National Park.  Continue reading

Golden-shouldered Parrot

Wild Wings has just returned from travelling north on a camping holiday to visit some special places on Cape York.  We didn’t head for “the tip” which seems to be the most popular destination but we did spend an interesting week exploring  Iron Range National Park and then stayed in some other special camping spots on our way south to Lakefield Nat. Park and then home to Daintree.  We saw lots of interesting creatures Continue reading