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Development of a non-intrusive method for investigating the calling patterns of Rufous Scrub-birds

@inproceedings{Stuart2012DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a non-intrusive method for investigating the calling patterns of Rufous Scrub-birds},
  author={A. Stuart and Mike Newman and Peter Struik and I. Martin and Adamstown Heights},
  year={2012}
}
  • A. Stuart, Mike Newman, +2 authors Adamstown Heights
  • Published 2012
  • Engineering
  • Male Rufous Scrub-birds Atrichornis rufescens have loud characteristic calls which can be used to locate territories. The effectiveness of a monitoring program based on the detection of calling birds is dependent on good understandings of how their calling patterns vary with season, time of day, and local conditions. Since the presence of observers can affect a scrub-bird’s behaviour, a non-intrusive method for investigating the calling patterns would have advantages. This study describes the… CONTINUE READING
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