Camera Traps – September 2021

Daintree Rainforest Camera Traps - September 2021 - accrued 129-cassowary sightings, 18-dingoes and 60-feral pigs.  Against the cumulative monthly average, cassowary numbers rose by 75%, whilst dingoes were 54% down and feral-pigs also dropped by 48%.  Against September of the preceding year, cassowaries were up 115%, whereas dingoes fell by 18% and feral-pig sightings diminished by 47%. Image highlights from Camera Traps

Camera Traps – September 20212021-10-17T15:53:21+10:00

Camera Traps – August 2021

Daintree Rainforest Camera Traps - August 2021 - accrued 87-cassowary sightings, 26-dingoes and 80-feral pigs.  Against the cumulative monthly average, cassowary numbers rose by 22%, dingoes were 23% down and feral-pigs also dropped by 37%.  Against August of the preceding year, cassowaries were up 28%, whereas dingoes fell by 30% and feral-pig sightings diminished by 22%. Image highlights from Camera Traps -

Camera Traps – August 20212021-09-02T13:53:02+10:00

Camera Traps – July 2021

Daintree Rainforest Camera Traps - July 2021 - accrued 81-cassowary sightings, 48-dingoes and 57-feral pigs.  Against the cumulative monthly average, cassowary numbers rose by 15%, dingoes were 35% higher and feral-pigs dropped by 54%.  Against July of the preceding year, cassowaries were only 7% fewer, whereas dingo sightings skyrocketed by 343%, whilst feral-pig sightings fell by 53%. Image highlights from Camera Traps

Camera Traps – July 20212021-08-03T16:25:17+10:00

Camera Traps – June 2021

Daintree Rainforest Camera Traps - June 2021, accrued 81-cassowary sightings, 38-dingoes and 119-feral pigs.  Against the cumulative monthly average, cassowary numbers were 16% up, dingoes were 13% up and feral-pigs were down by 12%.  Against June of the preceding year, cassowaries were 62% up, dingo numbers were 111% higher and feral-pig sightings increased by 45%. Image highlights from Camera Traps - June

Camera Traps – June 20212021-08-02T08:17:29+10:00

Camera Traps – May 2021

Daintree Rainforest Camera Traps - May 2021, accrued 56-cassowary sightings, 29-dingoes and 84-feral pigs.  Against the cumulative monthly average, cassowary numbers were 23% down, dingoes were 13% down and feral-pigs were also down by 17%.  Against May of the preceding year, however, cassowaries were 69% up, dingo numbers were 71% higher and feral-pig sightings decreased by 12.5%.  Seven, of the twelve camera traps, failed

Camera Traps – May 20212021-06-24T16:24:36+10:00

Camera Traps – April 2021

Daintree Rainforest Camera Traps - April 2021, accrued 40-cassowary sightings, 7-dingoes and 108-feral pigs.  Against the cumulative monthly average, cassowary numbers were 42% down, dingoes were 79% down and feral-pigs were also down by 22%.  Against April of the preceding year, however, cassowaries were 250% up, whilst dingo numbers were 70% lower and feral-pig sightings had also decreased by 163%.  As nine of the

Camera Traps – April 20212021-05-05T07:23:20+10:00

Camera Traps – March 2021

Camera Traps across March 2021 accrued 43-cassowaries, 7-dingoes and 101-feral pigs.  Against the cumulative monthly average, cassowary numbers were 40% down, dingoes were 80% down and feral-pigs were 29% down.  Against March 2020, cassowaries were 38%-down, dingo numbers were 30% lower and feral-pigs had also decreased by 61%; however, 9 of the 12 camera traps failed to work for either half or all of

Camera Traps – March 20212021-04-11T09:38:16+10:00

Camera Traps – February 2021

Camera Traps across February 2021 accrued 111-cassowaries, 16-dingoes and 276-feral pigs.  Against the cumulative monthly average, cassowary numbers were 150% up, dingoes were 43% down and feral-pigs were 195% up.  Against February 2020, cassowaries were 12%-down, dingo numbers were 533% higher and feral-pigs had also increased by 150%. Image highlights from February

Camera Traps – February 20212021-03-03T10:46:06+10:00

Camera Traps – January 2021

Camera Traps - January 2021 accrued 153-cassowaries, 8-dingoes and 282-feral pigs.  Against the cumulative monthly average, cassowary numbers were 237% up, dingoes were 81% down and feral-pigs were 231% up.  Against January 2020, cassowaries were 130%-up, dingoes were even and feral-pig numbers grew by 170%. The recent decision to collect data twice-per-month avoided the chance of a camera's zero-monthly-return, but it also revealed 5-cameras

Camera Traps – January 20212021-02-05T06:34:36+10:00

Camera Traps – 2020

Data collected across 2020, from the twelve Daintree Rainforest Camera Traps, captured 772-cassowaries from 505 events, 528-dingoes from 217 events and 1,462-feral-pigs from 483 events.  In terms of congregation, for every 2 cassowaries, there were 3-dingoes and 4-feral-pigs snapped and within territorial constraints, cassowaries were significantly more perambulatory than both dingoes and feral-pigs.  Unfortunately, this does not provide reliable data on population comparisons, but

Camera Traps – 20202021-03-07T20:16:55+10:00

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