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Preliminary evaluation of behavioral response of nesting waterbirds to small unmanned aircraft flight

October 3, 2018

This dataset is comprised of 3 .csv files related to the use of unmanned aerial systems over waterbird colonies. Specifically, data detail the disturbance observed in birds during flights, the time required for traditional ground surveys to be conducted, and the distance at which birds flush during traditional ground surveys.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2018
Title Preliminary evaluation of behavioral response of nesting waterbirds to small unmanned aircraft flight
DOI 10.5066/P9QDV7S8
Authors Kaitlyn M Reintsma, Peter C McGowan, Carl Callahan, Tom Collier, David Gray, Jeffery D Sullivan, Diann J Prosser
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Eastern Ecological Science Center