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Roald Bomans of Victoria University affixing an acoustic recorder to a tree to monitor bird song before and after aerial 1080 treatment

Roald Bomans of Victoria University affixing an acoustic recorder to a tree to monitor bird song before and after aerial 1080 treatment.

Acoustic survey of the diurnal bird population in the Rimutaka Forest Park

In December of 2015 the Trust deployed acoustic recorders at 75 sites in the Rimutaka Forest Park, in order to estimate the relative abundance of diurnal bird species. This was the first time such a comprehensive survey of day birds had been carried out in our region. We followed the counting protocol used by researchers at Victoria University of Wellington. (More...)

Read the full report here: Report: Acoustic Monitoring - RFPT

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