An Introduction to Camera Trapping for Wildlife Surveys in Australia - PestSmart ConnectCamera trapping in wildlife management and research is a growing global phenomenon. The technology is advancing very quickly, providing unique opportunities for collecting new biological knowledge. In order for fellow camera trap researchers and managers to share their knowledge and experience, the First International Camera Trapping Colloquium in Wildlife Management and Research was held in Sydney, Australia. Four major themes are presented: case studies demonstrating camera trapping for monitoring; the constraints and pitfalls of camera technologies; design standards and protocols for camera trapping surveys; and the identification, management and analyses of the myriad images that derive from camera trapping studies. The final chapter provides future directions for research using camera traps. Remarkable photographs are included, showing interesting, enlightening and entertaining images of animals 'doing their thing', making it an ideal reference for wildlife managers, conservation organisations, students and academics, pest animal researchers, private and public land managers, wildlife photographers and recreational hunters. The editors have achieved the aim of bringing together and providing a benchmark of the international developments and uses of camera traps for monitoring wildlife for research and management.
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Internationally, camera trapping is rapidly being adopted for diverse monitoring purposes, from wildlife research and management to asset protection. There are, however, myriad cameras of multiple brands with various models, which have different functionality and are fit for different purposes. It is difficult for any user to fully comprehend which camera trap to select and how to use it best. Through widespread informal consultation with private citizens, public land managers and research groups, the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre IA CRC and the NSW Department of Primary Industries Vertebrate Pest Research Unit identified a need for a document that brought together a range of information on wildlife camera trapping to encourage some consistency in the collective approach to camera trapping in Australia. We proposed some standards and included information on the history of camera trap use to provide context.
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