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ATLAS OBSCURA | Why drones are counting thousands of decoy ducks

Published: 21Feb2018

Conducting a bird census by foot can also be disruptive, David Bird, an emeritus professor of wildlife biology at McGill University, told Popular Science. “While you’re doing that, you’re...

Why drones are counting thousands of decoy ducks

Published: 21Feb2018

Conducting a bird census by foot can also be disruptive, David Bird, an emeritus professor of wildlife biology at McGill University, told Popular Science. “While you’re doing that, you’re...

NEWSWEEK | Thousands of rubber ducks prove drones and computers can successfully count wild animals

Published: 13Feb2018

They found that the drones combined with the computer algorithm wasn't just a decent substitute for ecologists' eyes, it actually got closer to the real number of birds on the ground. It's a...

Dot-drawing with drones

Published: 4Aug2016

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The World Outdoors: Researchers flock to drones

Published: 26Jan2017

Drone technology has been applied in support of bird science for more than a decade now. With the cost of this technology continuing to drop, the use of it is broadening across North America....

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