Tag: bioacoustics

June 1, 2020

Listening in to help monitor northern spotted owls

By listening to sounds collected from recording devices in the forest, researchers can detect northern spotted owls and invasive barred owls, which can help with monitoring and conservation efforts for...

February 12, 2020

Researchers call for protections for California spotted owl

As invasive barred owls encroach on California spotted owl habitat in the Sierra Nevada, researchers say there’s a narrow window to deal with them before their populations explode. Their growing...

January 27, 2020

Bioacoustics opening up world of birdsongs

To find the last remaining Puaiohi thrushes (Myadestes palmeri) on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, researchers placed small recorders at the base of the cliff to listen for their distinctive...