Animals and plants of the NT

Observe & Identify Animals

Do you like birds, reptiles and animal watching and want to learn how to identify them.  Learn the skills required to recognise animals, birds and mammals of the NT.  This course is great for ranger groups, its an introduction on how to survey and identify animals for conservation.  Are you a conservationist requiring fauna identification skills for the workplace?  

Observe & Identify Animals

This course is nationally recognised throughout Australia

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About the course

The course can be run anywhere in the NT, its taught by going out bush on field trips and looking at a range of different habitats where we can observe, take photos, survey and collect data for the fauna recognition activities. Learn different forms of observation and record sighting and data.  Doing this course can contribute to the completion of a certificate II in Conservation and Land Management.

What will I learn?

  • Observe animals, birds, reptiles, vertebrates, mammals
  • Animal welfare codes of practice
  • Record animals sightings
  • Scents and markings
  • Scats
  • Bird calls
  • Tracks
  • GPS and mapping
  • Habitats & communities
  • Animal characteristics
  • Common name
  • Genus species
  • Indigenous names
  • Legislation
  • Duty of care
  • Employees obligations under the Work Health and Safety Act

The unit of competency is: AHCILM202 Observe and report plants or animals