Water View Cottage, Kangaroo Point

Water View Cottage, Wharf Street, Kangaroo Point

This could have been the home of Sylvester Diggles – ‘The Bird Man of Brisbane’. Silvester Diggles was an Australian artist and musician of British origin, as well as being a noted amateur ornithologist and entomologist. He was born in Liverpool England in 1817 and died at Kangaroo Point in 1880. There is a sign recognising Diggles’s achievements in C.T.White Park.

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