Behavioural responses of non-breeding waterbirds to drone approach are associated with flock size and habitat
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... and shown that they can be easily scared into flight by drone use. Drone use has increased sharply in recent years, facilitated ... drones and the likelihood of commercial and recreational drone use taking place in proximity to wildlife creates a new ...
Drones can be a source of disturbance to wintering waterbird flocks
... easily be scared into flight by drones. In recent years, drone technology has improved rapidly, while at the same time ... the increasingly likelihood of commercial and recreational drone use taking place close to wildlife creates a new and ... BTO scientists flew a commercially available quadcopter drone towards waterbird flocks in coastal, freshwater and ...
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... to the inclusion and guidance for new technologies, e.g., drone use. Watch this space! Recording forms for data ...