You may be lucky and hear or see a lyrebird on your Mountains walk. Learn more about lyrebird display habits and mimicry.
Coreopsis - 'bright touch' or weed?
We trace the history of these bright yellow flowers that spring up along roadsides and the railway line each summer.
Tracking the 'Panther'
Check out this book about Big Cat sightings in the Blue Mountains exploring encounters with the 'Lithgow Panther', the 'Katoomba Lion' and 'the monster of Erskine Gap' — plus many others that have left those who reported them quite traumatised.
The Whistler is a not-for-profit online magazine published in Australia's Blue Mountains by a retired journalist. It's readable on smartphones, tablets and desktops — and even on your TV with Apple TV.
We hope you enjoy The Whistler and its daily word puzzle – it can be tough, but its clues won't leave you stumped!
If you find this site useful, please let us know.
TODAY'S WORD PUZZLE
Can you pick the word we've chosen for today's puzzle?
P I I D R W B H
Use all EIGHT letters.
Want the first letter?
Need a clue?
This bird has a cracking call.
Show me the word!