Tag Archives: Kirsten Parris

Surveying amphibians using environmental DNA: is it worth it?

This week at our QAECO reading group we talked about an exciting new technique for surveying aquatic vertebrates: molecular detection. We focused on the paper by Goldberg et al. (2011), who used environmental DNA (eDNA) to detect the presence of … Continue reading

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Birds have distinctive urban accents

A recent report in The Age has described some research by Dominique Potvin, Kirsten Parris and Raoul Mulder on how the songs of urban silvereyes are different from those of their country cousins. They call more slowly, at a higher … Continue reading

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