Mic Smith

Mic Smith

Mic Smith is a local journalist, photographer, playwright and surfer from Nobbys Beach. His work has appeared on ABC Open, News 24, Radio National, Overland, La Mama Theatre, Asia Life, Tuoi Tre, Groundreport and Australian Longboarder. Subject matter of his conservation articles include coastal birds, humpbacks, green sea turtles, rhinos and Vietnam’s primates and elephants. Mic, who in a former life studied veterinary science, is passionate about protecting fauna and marine life. He has two blogs. Mic Smith Geographic about culture and conservation; and Gold Coast Ibis: Mozart and Coltrane, which is completely absurd.

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Managing ibis

The ibis sense the management team’s approach and start a loud unking and aaaarrpping chorus. Their nesting roost smells like a chook shed but…

Have you seen this ibis?

October is a big bird month with two bigger-than-Bigbird events for unflappable amateur ornithologists. It’s National Bird Week Oct 20-26 so during the second…