Using Infrared-Triggered Cameras to Monitor Activity of Forest Carnivores

@inproceedings{Symmank2014UsingIC,
  title={Using Infrared-Triggered Cameras to Monitor Activity of Forest Carnivores},
  author={Matthew E. Symmank and Christopher E. Comer and James C. Kroll},
  year={2014}
}
Abstract The activity patterns of 4 forest predator species were monitored, using infrared-triggered cameras, within a 1318-ha study area in East Texas. We recorded 161 photographic capture events in 1925 trap-nights over 17 weeks. Photographic capture events included 18 Lynx rufus (Bobcat), 109 Procyon lotor (Raccoon), 21 Didelphis virginiana (Virginia Opossum), and 13 Canis latrans (Coyote). We developed an easily replicated method of measuring time on a percent scale to compare activity… CONTINUE READING