Using a specially made, inexpensive and rugged heat-detecting camera, you can view wildlife up close. Camera Trapping Guide gives you the trapping techniques and knowledge of animal behaviors so you can get the best possible photos and videos. Includes 37 species common to the eastern U.S. Large and small mammals, squirrels to bears, deer, and moose, plus birds and even the American alligator—are covered. With photos and range maps each entry gives details on physical characteristics, tracks and sign, diet, habitat, and breeding. Also included are specific camera trapping techniques pertinent to each animal. You’ll learn the characteristics of the various cameras, where to place the camera and the camera settings to get best results, and how to minimize impacts on the environment.
Janet Pesaturo is a conservation biologist and Level III Cyber Tracker who leads camera trapping workshops at wildlife and tracking conferences. Her blog “One Acre Farm” chronicles her camera trapping efforts and images. She has 2,200 email subscribers, 16,000 Pinterest followers and 10,000 Facebook followers. She lives in Bolton, MA.