Record snowfall in the Snowies and these fellas are loving it! Benefits of data collection in Kosciuszko

Emu in the snow!

Winter fieldwork

It’s wintertime and time for another data collection session!

It’s hovering around 0 Celsius with some periodic snow showers here in Kosciuszko NP. This cold weather may suppress invertebrate scavengers and microbes but allows us to look at the direct contribution vertebrates have on carrion.

Setting up a trail camera with a standard height, angle, distance, and kick-butt mountain-man beard