Monitoring and effectiveness of preventive and corrective measures for fauna in the high-speed railway between Córdoba and Málaga

Ferroviarias Infrastructure Administrator  (ADIF)

Complete study of the set of measures applied to reduce the impacts of the high-speed railway on all vertebrate groups. In addition to monitoring fauna passages by means of camera trapping and tracking recording devices, a detailed study was carried out on the effectiveness of a screen installed to prevent bat mortality by collision. Application of ultrasonic recording devices with detectors and video recording with infrared illumination. Monitoring of measures to prevent impacts on birdlife. Routes for the control of fauna mortality due to collisions. Census of rabbit colonies in infrastructure slopes and evaluation of the effectiveness of measures implemented to reduce their presence.