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Filming birds, bats, and moths with wildlife boxes

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With a small camera and a radio transmitter, naturalist and broadcaster Nigel Marven demonstrates how technology can help us see what’s going on inside bird and bats-friendly wildlife boxes. This 2015 Eden Shorts video can help get you started on making a wildlife short film in your back yard or out in nature near where you live.

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birds filmed inside a box
A moth trap can also create a fun opportunity to observe nature’s evening creatures. And when you’re done observing, the moths can be set free into the night.

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moths

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