How effective is spotlighting for detecting the greater glider (Petauroides volans)?
The efficacy of spotlighting as a field survey technique for detecting the greater glider (Petauroides volans) was assessed by comparing the precise location of radio-tracked animals with locations determined simultaneously from spotlighting searches. Radio-collars were fitted to 20 greater gliders in three eucalypt patches embedded within an extensive radiata pine (Pinus radiata) plantation near Tumut in south-eastern New South Wales. Our success rate for detecting collared animals was low,...[Show more]
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