11th May 2017
In snow

Sex otter in cam trap videos-a 1-2-3 guide

To sex otter, firstly you need to have your cam trap set good and low so that you can see the side profile from a low angle. Elevated cameras, for example ones set on trees angled downwards will not yield a great deal to go on to sex otter, neither will cam traps set at a distance of over 2-3 m from the otter. Don’t forget, that in the UK you need a licence to cam-trap at resting sites, but you can get informative footage at spraint sites where otters also frequently urinate. Taking still shots are not as informative […]