The use and popularity of motion activated trail cameras to record wildlife has exploded in the past 5 years. As prices reduce and quality of recorded images increases the audience for these powerful wildlife monitoring tools is likely to continue to grow at an incredible rate.
The potential benefits of using trail cameras to observe and record wildlife’s natural behaviour is immense but so are the potential hazards.
Whether you are a wildlife professional or a casual observer, using trail cameras in the right manner with due consideration to the wildlife subject, the habitat and to others is of paramount importance.
Therefore I have put together this ‘Code Of Practice’ as a recommended set of guidelines to follow when using trail cameras to monitor wildlife.