Evaluation of Camera Trap Surveys for Estimation of Sika Deer Herd Composition T Ikeda, H Takahashi, T Yoshida, H Igota, K Kaji - Mammal Study, 2013

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T Ikeda, H Takahashi, T Yoshida, H Igota, K Kaji - Mammal Study, 2013  
... Camera trap method has been developed for monitoring wildlife, however, most studies using camera trap depend on baited camera sites to attract target wildlife. This is likely to bias estimates of population structure. We evaluated the use of non-baited camera trap for the estimation of herd composition of sika deer ... Camera trap method is superior in term of continuously conduct in long-term, collect reasonable seasonal patterns, automatically record large numbers of sample sizes and useful in all weather conditions.