Day 32

Wednesday 15th June.

Set the alarm to see what the milky way was like at 5 am. I didn’t think it was worth it after looking, Don went out and did some shooting and is now still sleeping, 8.56 am. I’m going to save my early mornings for the jump-ups. Very windy today, hard to cook like this and we are still using a tarp for cover from sun due to the poles getting lost and the zip is not durable in wind. Going to have a relaxing day,  we are staying tonight as well. All the Wattles are in flower. Dingo’s were howling last night.  Got some good shots of Rainbow Bee Eaters this morning. Saw another crocodile this evening. Had another fire to burn all our burnables.

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The Fresh water crocodile. Looks like a log but then it moved.

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Sun going down over the Corella Dam wall.

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White winged triller, lovely song it sings, just out side the camper door.

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Flocks of Budgies.

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Last light hitting the hill behind us.

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Day 30

Monday 13th June,  Terry Smiths Lookout.

Heading to Terry Smiths Lookout for the night, its 80 km north of Cloncurry on the Burke and Wills development road. Stopped for lunch at the Burke&Wills Roadhouse,  big place, must of been 20 vans of sorts parked in there. We got fuel @ 1.49 a litre. Got to the Lookout and there’s heaps of vans but within the two hours the place has filled up to 19 vans. Several have a drive in and drive off. There are toilets and dump point but not always water in the tank. Light tea with a early start tomorrow. Bed and it’s only 8 pm. Few photos of the day.

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Whistling Kite, Mum was bringing food back for the young one, which was as big as the parent. It has a fish in its talon.

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Young one and parent. Whistling Kite.

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Road kill, Wedge tailed Eagle and a Whistling Kite.

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When we arrived at Terry Smiths Lookout, budgies flying free, so nice to see. Terrible lighting, but still had to take it.