What advantage did kelly and holub state that digital cameras had over film?
More accurate, more memory
what disadvantage did kelly and holub state digital cameras had?
worse resolution, higher price
In kelly and holub, what were bobcats found to avoid?
What are methods for sex determination in mammals?
Body size, antler/horns, color pattern, sexual organs
What Cervidae is an exception to the antler sex determination?
What are methods of age determination in mammals?
Teeth, reproductive organs
What are measurements that are recorded for mammals?
Total length, tail length, hind foot length, ear length, ear length, tragus length(Bats), forearm length(bats)
What is species composition?
List of species captured.
What are total captures?
Total mammals, total by species
What is density?
Numbers of individuals per unit area trapped?
What is area?
traps sample an area equal to half the distance of consecutive trap spacing
How many squared feet per acre?
What is the formula to get area?
(Length x width) x width
What is species diversity?
Combination of species richness and species evenness
Which covers more habitat types? Lines or grids?
What are unique aspects of furbearer management?
Economics = pelts and carcasses can be sold. Biological = furbearer biologists have expertise in a broad area of wildlife and ecology. Bio-political = many furbearers cause conflict within wildlife management community. Relatively new = slow development as a discipline in the wildlife profession.
What are population sampling techniques for furbearers?
Aerial surveys Road kill surveys Scent station surveys Spotlight surveys Public observations Mark-recapture Bow hunter observations
How are beavers surveyed?
Helicopter surveys counting beaver lodges per square mile
What is are road kill surveys?
50 40-mile routes driven 3 times monthly March and April 12,000 mi