"Amamoor Homestead B&B & Country Cottages" Along the "Bird Trails of Cooloola"
About "Amamoor Homestead B&B & Country Cottages"
"Majestically poised high atop a hill in the beautiful Mary Valley, Amamoor Homestead B&B and Country Cottages offers the ultimate in rural relaxation and rustic charm.
The Homestead is located between the village of Amamoor and the township of Kandanga 23 km south of Gympie.
The Homestead nestles on 32 acres and is “a graceful resting place on the bend in the creek”, where the peace and tranquillity are inspired by the gentle breezes, azure blue skies and birdsong.
A friendly and informal atmosphere affords you the opportunity to relax and enjoy the glorious views, abundant bird and wildlife and hearty home-cooked meals."
(Your Hosts, Ken & Carol Groth)
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Your Birding Experience (On & Off Site) –
"Amamoor Homestead B&B" offers visitors a variety of Birdwatching experiences!
Leisurely "Bird" through the well tended gardens, or for a more strenuous early morning activity, climb the hill behind the Homestead for a spectacular view of the surrounding countryside, while "Birding" along a well forested gully serving as a corridor linking lower remnants.
This gully merges to an extensive remnant adjoining the Homestead property; a walk along the fenceline will offer more opportunities for additions to the overall list.
"Step out" for an early morning or late afternoon walk to "Bird" along the roadside verge bordering this remnant, while enjoying the view and Birdlife along the roadside opposite!
To Print Out Seasonal and Ongoing lists of Bird Species recorded at "Amamoor Homestead B&B", Click on the Following -
(All Species listed recorded on and within nearby surrounds of Property)
Please follow “Birdwatching Ethics” as you enjoy your stay! _________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Road Conditions – Access to “Amamoor Homestead B&B” is via the well sealed Gympie – Brooloo Road to – Exit right into Black Gate Road – Black Gate Road is well sealed to - Continue to Kandanga - Amamoor Road - Kandanga - Amamoor Road is well sealed
Entrance to "Amamoor Homestead B&B" is on the left
Please drive according to conditions on all “Bird Trails of Cooloola”.
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Habitat Type (As per Regional Ecosystem (RE) Data) –
RE 12.11.3 - Open forest generally with Eucalyptus siderophloia, E. propinqua on metamorphics +/- interbedded volcanics __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Offsite Walking Excursion –
Ease of Difficulty – Moderate
Km – 1.2km (return)
Walking Conditions –
Verge bordering Kandanga – Amamoor Road
Verge width varies with some grassed verge
Points to Note for your Safety –
Be aware - Kandanga – Amamoor Road is a main thoroughfare
Be aware of traffic
Keep to verges
Upon exiting entrance to Amamoor Homestead B&B, turn left to proceed along Kandanga – Amamoor Road
Excursion ends at a small clearing on the left
Verge width narrows considerably beyond this point
What to expect of your Excursion –
“Birding” along a forest edge
A narrow roadside verge opposite
Open grassland & dams
Spectacular views of surrounding forested hills and farmlands
Among the variety of Bird Species you may encounter are –
Brown Quail, Tawny Grassbird, Golden-headed Cisticola, Dusky Honeyeater, Scarlet Honeyeater, Little Lorikeet, Australian King Parrot, Little Shrike-thrush, Grey Shrike-thrush, White-eared Monarch, Leaden Flycatcher
(Note – Surveying conditions and Bird Species as described are accurate at time of compilation; these may vary over time with the influence of climate and other factors)