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2014, Natural Research Projects Limited NRP, Skerries Tidal Site, Pre-Installation Seabird Pilot Study

2014, Natural Research Projects Limited NRP, Skerries Tidal Site, Pre-Installation Seabird Pilot Study

Topic categories:

Birds

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Tidal

Collection date:

Apr 2014 - Aug 2014

Development:

Skerries

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

Natural Research Projects Limited NRP

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

It was agreed by the Skerries Science Group in February 2014 that the initial phase of the pre-installation monitoring would be to undertake a 4-month vantage point pilot survey to trial survey methods for pre-installation bird surveys to understand if the VP methodology can acquire appropriate data

This  technical  report presents the  results of the 4-month ornithological  pre-installation  pilot study undertaken by Natural Research (Projects) Ltd ( NRP) in the 2014 seabird breeding season (mid-April to mid-August 2014). NRP was asked to undertake this study because of it recognised expertise and experience in ornithological impact assessment and associated surveys for wet renewable (tide and wave) energy developments