Product Type: Abstract
Author(s): Lardner, B., G.H. Rodda, J.A. Savidge, R.N. Reed, and A.A. Yackel Adams
Lardner, B., G.H. Rodda, J.A. Savidge, R.N. Reed, and A.A. Yackel Adams. 2008. Spotting cryptic critters in the dark: Headlamps meet the closed population abs.. In: Brown Treesnake Technical Working Group Meeting: Agenda & Abstracts - 16, 17 & 18 April 2008. Kingsville, TX: North American Brown Tree Snake Control Team. p. 13.
This publication is available from North America Brown Tree Snake Control Team (NABTSCT) .
Visually searching for brown treesnakes at night is an important tool in snake control, especially in high prey density environments. We have previously shown that snake searchers are more successful if using floodlight lamps than spotlight lamps, and more successful when using more powerful lamps. Starting in October 2006, we had our staff search for snakes and geckos in the so-called ‘Closed Population’ – a 5-ha snake enclosure – using two different lamp types on alternate nights...