Notes from Nature

Into the Mabi Forest: Bird Watching at Curtain Fig National Park

Bronwen Scott
4 min readDec 1, 2020

Out and about in Far North Queensland

Curtain Fig, Curtain Fig NP, Yungaburra, FNQ. © Bronwen Scott

Rainbow lorikeets are shrieking in the black bean tree at the edge of Curtain Fig National Park. I hear the birds, but don’t see them until they move. Their orange breasts and green backs and the dark blue of their heads and bellies let them disappear among…

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Bronwen Scott

Zoologist, writer, artist, museum fan, enjoying life in the tropical rainforest of Far North Queensland. She/her. Website: bronwenscott.com