IBRC 2022, Austin Texas. Video Techniques for Tracking and Counting Bats

Organizers: Aaron Corcoran & Edward Hurme

Additional Presenters: Laura Kloepper & Eric Black

Program overview:

9am-9:20            Aaron Corcoran—Introduction & applications of bat videography

9:20-9:30            Laura Kloepper—Bat counting

9:30-9:40            Edward Hurme—Counting Migrating bats & extrapolating counts

9:40-9:50            Aaron—camera setups & considerations

9:50-9:55            Eric Black—Drone Surveillance

10-10:30             Break & Participants install ThruTracker

10:30-10:40       Aaron—Video software & ThruTracker

10:40-11:15       Option 1: Participants practice using ThruTracker if they brought laptop & installed software. Aaron & Edward

                          Option 2: Break-out sessions to discuss videography (Groups answer questions on Google Forms & can chat on Slack Group). Laura & Eric circulate to facilitate discussion

11:15-11:30       Panel summary and discussion of group postings to Google Forms & Slack.


ThruTracker download & tutorial (Use Tutorial #1):

Google Forms group questions:

Slack Group Invite:

Hardware & Software Links:

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