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Avisona 2019: Workshop on Bird Call Recording and Analysis

The CV Raman Laboratory of Ecological Informatics and Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management - Kerala are pleased to announce AVISONA 2019. This workshop in acoustic ecology will train participants in field recording, handling, analysis, and interpretation of acoustic data, and is open to any interested researchers and enthusiasts from relevant academic areas. The program is scheduled for 13-15 February 2019 in Nilambur, Kerala India.

Online Event

When: 13-15 February 2019

Where: India - Nilambur, Kerala

Cost: 5900 Rs/- including GST ($83.11 USD), see details below

Registration: Open until filled (25 spots available)

AVISONA 2019 will provide:

  • Hands-on training in the use of various bird recording equipment
  • Guidance on generation and handling of a database
  • Assistance carrying out sonic data analysis
  • Interpretation of results


After the successful completion of the workshop the participants will be able to:

  1. Independently record bird calls using sonic recorders.
  2. Create a database for the sonic data recorded.
  3. Analyse the acoustic data (R statistical tool)
  4. Interpret the results based on analysis


Nilambur town (11°15'17.46"N, 76°10'54.66"E), on the banks of the Chaliyar river, is close to the Nilgiris range of the Western Ghats. The place is home to teak in India and hosts the first teak museum in the world. Connolly’s plot plantation, Kovilakom (house of erstwhile royalties) and few waterfalls are the other places of interest. The workshop venue (Sattva) is very close to Koyippara Waterfalls. The rail route from Shornur to Nilambur is one of the finest stretches in India.


Registration fees cover workshop kit, local conveyance from Nilambur, food, and accommodation during the workshop.

Registration is mandatory for the participation in the workshop and you are requested to upload a payment confirmation receipt. So, please make the payment prior to registration. Interested candidates can register for the workshop online through this registration link.

For more details see the AVISONA website or contact this address.

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