Birds around Diggers

Pelicans!

We have come across pelicans in the hundreds out this way. They seem to be enjoying their tucker, and there must be plenty of it! It’s such an amazing sight to see a sky full of these regal birds.   Spread the wordemailFacebookGoogle+PinterestTumblrTwitter

Diggers Rest Horses

Diggers Rest Horses|Annie

Annie is no spring chicken, but she is getting another chance to be a working horse, thanks to the efforts of Tash. On any given day at sunrise, you will likely see the these two characters out training in the paddocks. Tash, who comes from Wales, is here helping us out with our horses, and…

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Photography Workshop|On The Verandah

We are looking forward to hosting a week of photography here at Digger’s, with several guests arriving this afternoon! Rachel Dillon and Andrew Kikeros from On The Verandah have been organising these adventures for four years now, with professional photographer Bewley Shaylor sharing his knowledge, advice, and enthusiasm for the art form. Keep an eye…

Diggers Rest Birds

Birds around Diggers

The birds have been loving the warm weather, and though it is starting to “cool” off a bit, we still have quite a variety just around the homestead. The blue-faced honeyeaters, double bar finches, happy jacks, aka silver crowned bablers, bower birds and of course the ever present little blue corellas have all made themselves…

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Diggers Rest Workers| Daisy

This ancient but very useful grader came to us from the old gold mine in Pine Creek, NT. Daisy arrived a few days ago, so between the weekend footie and the grader, Roderick has been very busy:) This might be Roderick’s favourite steed for a while. Having a grader on the property is already making…

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Diggers Rest Horses|Star

Star the standard bred is a big gentle giant that just wants to please.  He has looked after a few guests already this season and was the perfect gentleman. He is great for beginners and if a rider is experienced they will find him responsive to leg and seat. We are so pleased with our…

Diggers Rest Horses

Diggers Rest Horses| Con

We are gradually introducing the standardbreds into our trail riding mob. Con has officially become a guest horse and is already proving to be a reliable member of the herd. His easy nature and nonplussed attitude are perfect for beginner riders, yet he is responsive to leg, seat and voice if the rider is confident…

Diggers Rest Horses

Diggers Rest Horses| Birdie

Birdie is a lovely little four year old paint mare that was started last season. She has come back in after a ten month spell and has continued to impress us with her softness and quiet nature, and entertain us with her friendliness…her nickname is gluestick as she follows us around the yard like a…

Wyndham's Five Rivers Lookout

Out and about in Wyndham

If you are heading to the East Kimberley, and Digger’s Rest Station, a visit to our closest town is well worth your time. Wyndham is a sleepy little town with loads of history and some spectacular views. From Five Rivers Lookout you can take in the expanse of the Cambridge Gulf and it’s sprawling tidal…