How to set-up and deploy remote wildlife cameras

Badgers recorded at a sett using a remote wildlife camera

So you’ve just bought your new remote wildlife camera - brilliant! Now it's time to head straight into the field to see what amazing beasts lurk in your neighbourhood…..or is it?!

Practecology has spent hours looking at specifications of remote cameras prior to deciding on which one to purchase. Yes, the more you spend often gives you a technically better camera with a lower trigger speed, higher detection range and better illumination. However, this is only half the story.

Despite the availability of camera reviews on the internet there did not appear to be much advice on using them. To avoid looking at blurry images, swaying grass or worst of all, nothing, Practecology put together this top ten list of things to consider before deploying your camera.

We hope you find it useful!

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Bat Box Use and Preference

On completion of the assessment of 239 bat boxes erected as mitigation along the alignment of the AWPR a brief data review was undertaken to see if there were any patterns in use or preference of boxes by bats.

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Practecology goes West

In addition to being professional consultants, some of our ecologists at Practecology are enthusiastic naturalists and make trips to various parts of the country to find and observe wildlife.

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