20 Dec 2017

The call of our birds

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:17 pm on 20 December 2017

Can you tell what bird is singing out in your backyard?

Massey University scientists think they might be able to not only identify bird species through their song but use that information to estimate bird populations in New Zealand. 

The team has been granted funding to create software to do just that. Associate Professor Isabel Castro tells us more about it.

Stephen Marsland and Isabel Castro with Blandy the kiwi, a main participant of this research.

Stephen Marsland and Isabel Castro with Blandy the kiwi, a main participant of this research. Photo: Supplied

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