Journal article

A comparison of vertical and horizontal camera trap orientations for detection of potoroos and bandicoots

Justine K Smith, Graeme Coulson

Australian Mammalogy | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2012

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Department of Sustainability and Environment


Awarded by University of Melbourne Animal Ethics Committee


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the volunteers who assisted with fieldwork, and both Glenelg Hopkins CMA and the Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment, which provided financial support. We acknowledge Mike Stevens and John White as the original 'inventors' of vertical camera set-up. Richard Hill and Mike Stevens provided essential discussion and encouragement of the use of vertical cameras and we thank Alan Robley for providing comments on the manuscript. Approval to undertake this research was granted by the Department of Sustainability and Environment (Permit No. 10005029) and The University of Melbourne Animal Ethics Committee (Approval No. 1011564.2).