Have you ever thought about habitat piles? Do you use this technique for tidying up after tree felling and woodland management?
Recognising bird calls and songs is a key skill when undertaking bird surveys. As with bat surveys, sound recordings can not only provide evidence for use in reports
Do you remember the splatometer? It was a means of counting insects on your number plate, as part of the Big Bug Count in 2004.
This is not something that I expected to be thinking about when surveying woodland for birds this morning.
How can you continue to work and develop new skills and knowledge during the current virus outbreak?
There is nothing like looking down from a raven’s eyrie to blow the cobwebs away (and to make you shiver as you look over the edge).
How often do you find unexpected things during ecology surveys? It happens to us quite regularly and we look forward to it.