Wild Pigeons & Finches in Western Australia

Wild Pigeons & Finches in Western Australia

A very special Maximum Wildlife trip to Western Australia’s Pilbara & Exmouth regions. On the red rocky hillside, pebbles were rolling slowly down towards the water. But it wasn’t pebbles we could see, it was wild Spinifex Pigeons. .. It was our first...
Unusual Australian Animals, part 1

Unusual Australian Animals, part 1

On a trip to the United States years ago I met a family while waiting for some food. Chatting, the father asked me where I was from. “Australia,” I replied. He bent down to his small daughter and said: “Honey, this lady is from the place where kangaroos live.”...
Seeing Albatrosses in southern Australia

Seeing Albatrosses in southern Australia

Australia is the land of the albatross. We are a nation surrounded by ocean – the Pacific to the east and north, the Indian to the west and north, and the wildest of them all – the Southern Ocean, to the south. The Southern Ocean is the only ocean that completely...
Best island for wildlife

Best island for wildlife

Raymond Island, in the Gippsland Lakes National Park, is one of Australia’s best islands to see wildlife. On a recent Maximum Wildlife tour, an Echidna was calmly foraging in the picnic ground. We had come there to enjoy lunch, but the echidna photographing...
Wildlife Journey March 2019

Wildlife Journey March 2019

Highlights of Wildlife Journey tour to East Gippsland, Australia, from 3 to 6 March 2019, with Wildlife Guide Janine Duffy: Birds: Freckled Duck, Blue-billed Duck, Little Eagle, Sooty Oystercatcher, Red-necked Stint, Tawny Frogmouth and heard both Powerful Owl and...