Reports

Explore our reports based on wildlife acoustic data. All reports are available for download and include reports to clients, peer-reviewed journal articles, graduate student theses, technical reports, and other documents that use Bioacoustic Unit data.

Using Bioacoustics to Study Vocal Behaviour and Habitat Use of Barred Owls, Boreal Owls, and Great Horned Owls

Using Bioacoustics to Study Vocal Behaviour and Habitat Use of Barred Owls, Boreal Owls, and Great Horned Owls

J. Shonfield, E. BayneJan 2018

Recommendations for Acoustic Recognizer Performance Assessment with Application to Five Common Automated Signal Recognition Programs

Recommendations for Acoustic Recognizer Performance Assessment with Application to Five Common Automated Signal Recognition Programs

E. Knight, K. Hannah, G. Foley, C. Scott, R. M. Bringham, E. BayneNov 2017

The Effect of Industrial Noise on Owl Occupancy in the Boreal Forest at Multiple Spatial Scales

The Effect of Industrial Noise on Owl Occupancy in the Boreal Forest at Multiple Spatial Scales

J. Shonfield, E. BayneNov 2017

Boreal Songbird Response to Understory Protection Harvesting in Alberta, Canada

Boreal Songbird Response to Understory Protection Harvesting in Alberta, Canada

C. CharchukSep 2017

Use of an Acoustic Location System to Understand Songbird Response to Vegetation Regeneration on Reclaimed Wellsites in the Boreal Forest of Alberta

Use of an Acoustic Location System to Understand Songbird Response to Vegetation Regeneration on Reclaimed Wellsites in the Boreal Forest of Alberta

S. WilsonSep 2017

How to Most Effectively Use Autonomous Recording Units When Data are Processed by Human Listeners

How to Most Effectively Use Autonomous Recording Units When Data are Processed by Human Listeners

E. Bayne, M. Knaggs, P. SólymosMar 2017

Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus) Population and Distribution Data in the Athabasca and Cold Lake Oil Sands Region of Alberta Using Automated Recording Units (ARUs)

Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus) Population and Distribution Data in the Athabasca and Cold Lake Oil Sands Region of Alberta Using Automated Recording Units (ARUs)

C. Nordell, E. BayneMay 2017

Autonomous Recording Units in Avian Ecological Research: Current Use and Future Applications

Autonomous Recording Units in Avian Ecological Research: Current Use and Future Applications

J. Shonfield, BayneJun 2017

Boreal Bird Abundance Estimates Within Different Energy Sector Disturbances Vary with Point Count Radius

Boreal Bird Abundance Estimates Within Different Energy Sector Disturbances Vary with Point Count Radius

E. Bayne, L. Leston, C. L. Mahon, P. Solymos, C. Machtans, H. Lankau, J. Ball, S. Van Wilgenburg, S. Cumming, T. Fontaine, F. Schmiegelow, S. SongApr 2016

Experimentally Derived Detection Distances from Audio Recordings and Human Observers Enable Integrated Analysis of Point Count Data

Experimentally Derived Detection Distances from Audio Recordings and Human Observers Enable Integrated Analysis of Point Count Data

D. Yip, L. Leston, E. Bayne, P. Solymos, A. GroverJun 2017

Sound Attenuation in Forest and Roadside Environments: Implications for Avian Point-count Surveys

Sound Attenuation in Forest and Roadside Environments: Implications for Avian Point-count Surveys

D. Yip, E. Bayne, P. Solymos, J. Campbell, D. ProppeFeb 2017

Habitat Selection at Different Scales for a Declining Aerial Insectivorous Bird as Determined by Autonomous Recording Technology

Habitat Selection at Different Scales for a Declining Aerial Insectivorous Bird as Determined by Autonomous Recording Technology

E. Knight, E. BayneMay 2017

Evaluating Habitat Use and Disturbance Effects on two Anuran Amphibians

Evaluating Habitat Use and Disturbance Effects on two Anuran Amphibians

N. AnnichMay 2017

The 2016 Bioacoustic Unit Field Season: Overview and Highlights

The 2016 Bioacoustic Unit Field Season: Overview and Highlights

E. BayneSep 2016

Developing Standard Methods for Bioacoustic Data Collection and Processing

Developing Standard Methods for Bioacoustic Data Collection and Processing

H. Lankau, E. Bayne, S. Morrison, D. Farr, A. MacPhailFeb 2016

Fact sheet: Monitoring Rare Animals in Alberta’s Boreal Forest

Fact sheet: Monitoring Rare Animals in Alberta’s Boreal Forest

L. Monk, M. KohlerOct 2014

Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) Recognizer

Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) Recognizer

C. HardieMar 2015

Canadian Toad Recognizer Progress Report

Canadian Toad Recognizer Progress Report

N. AnnichDec 2014

Ecological Monitoring Committee for the Lower Athabasca (EMCLA) Annual Report 2013-14

Ecological Monitoring Committee for the Lower Athabasca (EMCLA) Annual Report 2013-14

EMCLAApr 2014

2013 Yellow Rail Monitoring Plan for the Lower Athabasca Planning Region

2013 Yellow Rail Monitoring Plan for the Lower Athabasca Planning Region

E. Bayne, P. Knaga, T. Muhly, L. Neufeld, T. Wiebe.Aug 2014

Amphibian Monitoring using Wildlife Acoustics SM2 Detector

Amphibian Monitoring using Wildlife Acoustics SM2 Detector

E. Bayne, T. Muhly.Aug 2014

Bat Monitoring Using Wildlife Acoustics SM2BAT+ Detector

Bat Monitoring Using Wildlife Acoustics SM2BAT+ Detector

E. BayneSep 2014

Owl Monitoring Using Wildlife Acoustics ARU Recorders versus Standard Playback Methods

Owl Monitoring Using Wildlife Acoustics ARU Recorders versus Standard Playback Methods

E. BayneSep 2014

Monitoring Activity Report: Lower Athabasca Planning Region 2012 Season

Monitoring Activity Report: Lower Athabasca Planning Region 2012 Season

ABMIOct 2013

Ecological Monitoring Committee for the Lower Athabasca (EMCLA) Annual Report 2012-13

Ecological Monitoring Committee for the Lower Athabasca (EMCLA) Annual Report 2012-13

EMCLAApr 2013