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Birding Australia’s Wet Tropics and the Top End - 5th - 19 July 2019 (1 Viewer)

viator

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Singapore
Thanks Ken. Humidity is something I'm used to - Hong Kong is at the "curry-eating blacksmith's armpit" end of the scale, while Daintree is - mercifully - both drier and considerably more fragrant!

Hi Mike,

Being tongue in cheek, but perhaps you should consider a visit in the first 3 months of the year when it averages over 400mm/per month instead of the 28mm of July. With much more rain of course if a cyclone goes close. It's also close to 10 degrees warmer. Those months should give you a much more homely feeling :)

Seriously, though HK in summer can be really horrendous - much worse than here in Singapore.

BTW great report as always. Lots of good memories from multiple trips in the same locations.

Cheers
Mike
 

DMW

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A very fine report. If it's any consolation, Lesser Sooty Owl is sometimes lumped with Sooty, while the Southern Boobook you saw is presumably lurida, which has a restricted range and I believe has been mooted as a potential split. Of course, if you haven't seen Sooty or Southern Boobook before, the consolation is perhaps limited!
 

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