My Terrestrial Fauna Surveying experiences

This is a list of my terrestrial fauna surveying experiences:


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  • Diurnal bird surveys

    • A few thousand hours of experience

    • In a formal capacity mainly in PNG and Far North Queensland

  • Herpetofauna searches

    • A few hundred hours

    • In a formal capacity mainly Far North Queensland

  • Elliott, pitfall, funnel and cage trapping

    • Extensive Elliott, pitfall and cage trapping

    • One funnel trapping experience

    • In a formal capacity mainly in Far North Quensland

  • Arboreal spotlight and nocturnal call playback

    • Extensive spotlighting experience

    • By foot and vehicle

    • In a formal capacity mainly Far North Queensland

    • Informally in Victoria’s Central highlands

  • Incidental records on survey sites

  • Incidental fauna sightings

  • Bat trapping

    • Some experience, in Victoria

  • Camera trapping

    • Some commercial experience in nature photography

  • Acoustic recording

    • Extensive experience in collecting (but not analysis) for bats

  • Hair tubes

    • Some experience

  • Scat and sign searches

    • Extensive experience

  • Vehicle and foot road transects

    • Extensive experience

      • In a formal capacity in Far North Queensland

  • Amphibian search

    • Extensive experience in Far North Queensland and Victoria

  • Waterbird/shore bird survey

    • Cannon netting in Victoria

  • RFID

    • Microschipping of small mammals

  • Radio-tracking

    • Extensive experience