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Underwater videos improve hellbender conservation

Underwater videos can help researchers find hellbenders without damaging or permanently scaring them away the rocks where they nest.   Eastern hellbenders (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis) are elusive and hard to detect, though many researchers believe the amphibians

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Fieldnotes: Acoustic Recorders Track Bird Activity

Recording devices present new opportunities for researchers to monitor bird populations, according to recently published studies. In California, researchers are using passive acoustics devices to listen in on elusive marbled murrelets (Brachyramphus marmoratus) that nest