Orange Footed Scrubfowl Pair
July 2012

Orange-footed Scrubfowl

A member of the megapode bird family, which are typically stocky, chicken-like birds with small heads and large feet, the Orange Footed Scrubfowl is a comm… More...




December 2009

Papuan Frogmouth

It’s a pitch black night here at Thala. A strange repetitive sound ‘zoop zoop zoop zoop’ softly resonates through the rainforest. It is hard to tell w… More...




November 2009

Cairns Birdwing Butterfly

A newly hatched Cairns Birdwing Butterfly. When it comes to BIG butterflies you don’t get better than the Birdwing Butterfly (Omithoptera priamus) or t… More...




November 2009

Ulysses Butterfly

The Ulysses Butterfly One of the great pleasures of living in Tropical North Queensland is sitting on a verandah gazing out at luxuriant rainforest. Then t… More...




August 2009

Sugar Gliders Australia – Doogle and Zebedee

About five years ago two furry little morsels arrived at Thala in the hands of an amazing wildlife carer who had rescued the orphaned baby Sugar Gliders, whi… More...