Title: Development of camera technology for monitoring nests. Chapter 15
Author: Cox, W. Andrew; Pruett, M. Shane; Benson, Thomas J.; Chiavacci, Scott J.; Thompson, Frank R., III;
Source: In: Ribic, C.A.; Thompson, F.R., III; Pietz, P.J., eds. Video surveillance of nesting birds. Studies in Avian Biology (no. 43). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press: 185-210.
Publication Series: Book Chapter
Description: Photo and video technology has become increasingly useful in the study of avian nesting ecology. However, researchers interested in using camera systems are often faced with insufficient information on the types and relative advantages of available technologies. We reviewed the literature for studies of nests that used cameras and summarized them based on study objective and the type of technology used. We also designed and tested two video systems that we used for three nest predator and behavioral studies.
Keywords: behavior, camera, digital video recorder, nest monitoring, parental care, photography, predation, time-lapse, video
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Cox, W. Andrew; Pruett, M. Shane; Benson, Thomas J.; Chiavacci, Scott J.; Thompson, Frank R., III. 2012. Development of camera technology for monitoring nests Chapter 15. In: Ribic, C.A.; Thompson, F.R., III; Pietz, P.J., eds. Video surveillance of nesting birds. Studies in Avian Biology (no. 43). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press: 185-210.
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