Temperatures in 2006 in the midst of the Daintree rainforest were uncharacteristically moderate.
It was, however, exceptionally wet with a total of 6242.5 mm over 237 rainy days; 14 of which exceeded 100 mm.
Last year was the first year Cooper Creek Wilderness had broadband satellite and rainfall, despite its quantity, never once interfered with the network.
On New Year’s day a two-week old cassowary chick was savaged to death by marauding pig-dogs.
On the same day I captured this photograph of fawn-footed melomies:
All the best for 2007.