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Malleefowl Threat detector – Echidna attack! (B17)

Camera TrapsSaving our Species - Malleefowl

Welcome to Echidna attack! Your tasks are:            

1. Learn how to ID animals and tag the images by clicking on the ‘View tutorial’ button before you ‘Get Started’.  

2. Identify the animal/s in each image.

3. Choose the number of individuals from the drop-down list.

4. If you find something interesting in the image add this into the ‘Notes’ field

As you can see this malleefowl nest has been visited by several echidnas. Understanding the visitation of echidnas and other animals is really important and that’s where you, our amazing citizen scientists, come in. Transcribing how many echidnas, malleefowl and other animals visit the nest is not only very valuable to scientists and land managers, it’s a really fascinating task.

Watch closely as you're transcribing images, there is some surprising behaviour at this nest. You may even be inspired to research more about what you observe. Thanks for helping with this important work.



For more information on the malleefowl click here.

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