Dr. David Watson, is an ornithologist, and Professor in Ecology in the school of Agricultural, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences at Charles Sturt University, in Albury in regional, New South Wales, Australia. David and post-Doc researcher, Elizabeth Znidersic have recently released a paper where they present a new approach for the resoration of habitat on the broad scale, acoustic restoration, where broadcasting soundscapes can entice animals to recolonise areas that have been disturbed, or suffered major impacts from events such as bushfires.
You can read the article in Ecology Letters here (open access)
ave a look at David's Google Scholar back-catalogue. So many articles, so many interesting topics. Bit of a rock star!
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Check out Dave on Twitter, and catch his fabulous reviews of his local birds, that he calls #AwesomeBirds..
Time for another #AwesomeBirds #WildOz edition. This big bold beastie will be familiar to many, but they’re just as distinctive vocally. Found in eastern Australia, beloved by visitors to our shores, and often associated with parks and gardens, gateway bird for many bird nerds… pic.twitter.com/opuBBU5wlo— David M Watson (@D0CT0R_Dave) October 4, 2022
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Dr. David Watson
Professor of Ecology
Charles Sturt University