Fitzroy Falls – where the Lyrebird calls
On a Winter long weekend hundreds of visitors have their breathe taken away on the cliff-hanging platform at Fitzroy Falls.
But a fraction take the Wildflower Walk.
With its pre-Wattle Winter-promise of not-a-lot I didn’t have high hopes either…
However – a minute off the main boardwalk and a prominent ray-gun call from deep childhood memories piqued the ears. Sure enough there it was again just ahead of us and responding to far-off calls ahead and behind us.
Largely uninterested in our presence we were treated to a blasting male Lyrebird calling and scratching, scratching and calling. A unique and amazing Australian wildlife experience.
As for the wildflower experience – there was enough botanical engagement to ensure a Spring return…