Notes on trailcam setup and placement
Otter eye level is 25-30cm Keep camera height as standard as possible, e.g. 50cm with a slight angle down but the same 50% sky 50% ground on the screen
Two camera trap sites cannot be closer than 500m or further than 5000m from the next site
Camera trap is set to photo mode only with 3 photos per trigger.
Camera trap time is set to local summer time, with daylight savings settings off.
The SD card and internal photo-stamp of the camera trap are the same number.
The camera trap is placed inside the grid cell, at an appropriate location, unbaited
The camera trap should optimally face north (+/- 15 degrees)
The camera trap test function should detect movement at a distance of 8m.
There should be no large obstructions or blind spots in front of the camera trap