A few stats for the final field day

Koalas captured today: 4 – 3 males (Dave, Beast, and Frank), 1 female (Buffy)

Accelerometers removed for analysis: 3

GPS trackers replaced: 2

Bellows evoked with broadcast recorded calls from large male koalas: 0

Species of parrots seen: 7 (gang gangs (Callocephalon fibriatum), yellow-tailed black cockatoos (Calyptorhysnchus vunereus), sulfur-crested cockatoos (Cacatua galerita), galahs (Eolophus roseicapillus), rainbow lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus), king parrots (Alisterus scapularis), crimson rosellas (Platycercus elegans)

Kookaburras feeding at my feet when my camera battery died: 2

Kilometers walked each way to find the historic Cape Otway Lighthouse only to learn that even to approach the site cost 18.50 (AUD) and none of us had any money: 3.5

Tracking, catch, and tree data entered into Desley’s enormous database: lots

Photos downloaded for sharing from the participants’ cameras (not including Des’s which she copyrights and doesn’t share): 2236

Some of the animal species identifiable from the thousands of images downloaded from the 20 daylight/infrared cameras set out earlier in the week: swamp wallaby, brush-tailed possum, koala, echidna, shrike thrush, superb fairy wren, little brown bird (?) snake (?); and introduced species - rat, red-tailed fox, rabbit, horse, Jo, Robert, and me

Number of snakes seen by John and Robert on their afternoon walk (and trash collection expedition) to Station Beach: 2 “baby” copperheads (Austrelaps superbus)

Pans of cannelloni baked to feed the masses: 4

This has been an amazing experience! Packing the van now to return to Melbourne and thence to Sydney.