Oral presentations

Post the wallum-heath wildfires of 2019-20 in SEQ: what did acoustic detection show about eastern ground parrots?

Geoffrey C. Smith1, Michael T. Mathieson 1, George Krieger2, Luke D. Hogan 1, Emily Snell3, William Goulding  and Clare Hourigan3

1 Queensland Herbarium, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha Rd, Toowong, QLD

2 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, The Gap, QLD

3 c/o Threatened Species Operations, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Moggill, QLD

4 Queensland Museum, Southbank, Brisbane, QLD

Assessing acoustic competition between sibling frog species using rhythm analysis

Filer, A. 1, Burchardt, L.S. 2,3 and van Rensburg, B.J. 1,4  

1 Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Qld, Australia.  

2 Museum für Naturkunde – Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science, Berlin, Germany.  

3 Animal Behavior Lab, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany.  

4 Department of Zoology, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.  

Towards automated detection of the endangered southern Black-throated finch (Poephila cincta

Allen-Ankins, S.1, Mula Laguna, J.1, Schwarzkopf, L.1 

1College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia 

Application of remote acoustic detection technology enhances wildlife management.

S. Campbell1, K.N. Armstrong2, D. Barnard3 and D. Lucas4 

1 Research Scientist, Invasive Species and Environment Biosecurity, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, 444 Albany Hwy, Albany 6330 WA, susan.campbell@dpird.wa.gov.au  

2 Specialised Zoological, Adelaide SA, kyle.n.armstrong@gmail.com  

3 DKB Solutions, Perth WA, david.barnard@dkbsolutions.com.au  

4 Lynxemi Pte Ltd, 2 Sims Close, #03-05 Singapore S387298 david.lucas@gmail.com  

New open-source acoustic devices with automated detection alarms to search for rare endangered species (night parrot and Coxen’s fig-parrot)

Lahoz-Monfort, J.J.1,2, Hill, A3., Prince, P.3, Murphy, S.4, Pedersen, E.5, Leseberg, N.P.6, Gynther, I.7 and
Rogers, A.3,8
1 Pyrenean Institute of Ecology, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Jaca (Spain)
2 (Honorary) School of Ecosystem and Forest Science, University of Melbourne, Melbourne VIC 3010
3 Open Acoustic Devices (UK)
4 Adaptive NRM Pty Ltd (Australia)
5 Central Queensland University, Rockhampton (Australia)
6 Research and Recovery of Endangered Species Group, University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072
7 Department of Environment and Science, Queensland Government (Australia)
8 Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, Oxford (UK)

Acoustic monitoring for drought response: Plains-wanderer (Pedionomus torquatus) detections in the South Australian semi arid rangelands. 

Gerhardy, S1. and Finlayson, G.2 

1 University of Adelaide, Department of Evolution and Ecology 

2 Bush Heritage Australia 

Bridging bioacoustics and ecoacoustics: revealing ecological patterns in a chorusing frog community. 

Sheryn Brodie1, Slade Allen-Ankins1, Lin Schwarzkopf1 

1College of Science and Engineering, James Cook University, Townsville Qld, Australia 

Effects of ecotourist noise on an avian community: a case study from a UNESCO world heritage site 

Potvin, D.1, Anderson, M.1, Watson, N.1 & Gilby, B.1 

1 School of Science, Technology and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, Petrie, Queensland, Australia 4502 

Improved conservation outcomes for the critically endangered Plains-wanderer through bioacoustic analysis of landscape-scale population dynamics 

Aaron Grinter1, David Baker-Gabb2, and Karen M.C. Rowe3

1. Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning; Epsom, Victoria 

2. Honorary Research Fellow, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 

3. Museums Victoria, Sciences Department, Carlton, Australia and University of Melbourne, School of BioSciences, Parkville, Australia 

Biosecurity: Early detection and community change monitoring using passive acoustics 

Simon Linke1, Chris Wilcox2, Jens Froese3, Mike Hodda4, Daniella Teixeira5 

1CSIRO Land & Water 

2CSIRO Oceans and Atmospheres 

3CSIRO Health & Biosecurity 

4CSIRO National Research Collections Australia 

5QUT & Bush Heritage Australia 

The potential for ecoacoustic data to transform our understanding of species distributions 

Clemens, R.1, Alexander, C.2 and Fuller, S.2  

1 EcoCommons Australia, Digital Solutions, Griffith University, Nathan, Australia.  

2 Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia  

Considerations for landscape monitoring of forest fauna using acoustics 

Gonsalves, L. 1, Law, B 1. and Slade, C. 2 

1Forest Science, NSW Department of Primary Industries, Parramatta, NSW, Australia. 

2Forestry Corporation of NSW, Wauchope, NSW, Australia. 

Using acoustic arrays to cost-effectively estimate density 

Law, B. 1, Gonsalves, L.1, Burgar, J.2,  Brassil, T. 1and Roe, P. 3 

1 Forest Science NSW Department of Primary Industries, Parramatta, NSW, Australia  

2 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. 

3 Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.  

Acoustic occupancy monitoring of threatened glossy black-cockatoos in bushfire-affected south-east Queensland 

Daniella Teixeira1, Gabriel Conroy2 and Guy Castley3 

1Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane 4000 

2 University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs 4556 

3Griffith University, Southport 4215 

Long-term acoustic monitoring of Australian ecosystems 

Girola E.1, EliYahu M.1, Guru S.1 

1 Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia 

Linking acoustic indices with avian biodiversity on the New England Tablelands: a cautionary tale from a multi-year dataset  

McDonald, P.G.1, Allen-Ankins, S. 2, Barati, A. 1  

1 Animal Behaviour and Ecology Lab, Zoology, University of New England Armidale, Australia  

2 College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia 

Chorusing behaviour of frog communities in response to environmental flow in Gwydir River catchment, Australia

Mohammad Abdur Razzaque Sarker1, Donald T. McKnight1,3, Darren Ryder1, Amelia Walcott2, Joanne F. Ocock2, Jennifer A. Spencer2, David Preston2, Sheryn Brodie3, and Deborah S. Bower1

1School of Environmental and Rural Science, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2350, Australia

2Environmentand Heritage Group,Department of Planning and Environment, Sydney NSW2000, Australia

3La Trobe University, Department of Environment and Genetics, School of Agriculture, Biomedicine and Environment, Wodonga, VIC, Australia

Progressing deep learning species call recognition from a research topic to an everyday tool.  

Griffioen, P., Francis, L. 1

1 Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research. Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Victoria. 


Continental scale biodiversity assessment through combined acoustic and satellite remote sensing 

Marina D. A. Scarpelli1, Paul Roe1, David Tucker1, Susan Fuller1 

1Faculty of Science, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia 

Using acoustic data to resolve species boundaries in lyrebirds, the masters of mimicry

W.D.Y de Mel1, S. Fuller1, D. Hurwood1, M. Phillips1,
1Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia 

Using Passive Acoustic Monitoring and Deep Learning Tools to Detect a Cryptic Threatened Owl (Ninox strenua

Alexander, C1, Clemens, R.1, Fuller, S1

1School of Biological and Environmental Science, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.