It’s great to settle down to a few days of drawing and planning on paper for the Nightjar camouflage project I’m working on with the sensory ecology and evolution group. First things first, exploring the data, identifying potential groups of people who will find it useful and exciting, working out ways to bring it to their attention – and a bit of rough and ready ‘mobile first’ web design.
Time to announce a new a new project with the Sensory Ecology and Evolution group at Exeter University. We’re going to be working on games and experimental online work to bring their research into the evolution of camouflage and animal perception to new audiences, particularly focused on these stealthy characters, the Fiery-necked Nightjar:
The group’s previous work includes all kinds of experiments on animal perception, this one is a favourite of mine: