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2007, COWRIE, Trial High Definition Video Survey of Seabirds

2007, COWRIE, Trial High Definition Video Survey of Seabirds

Topic categories:

Birds

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Research

Collection date:

Sep 2007 - Sep 2007

Development:

COWRIE Research

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

COWRIE

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

This report describes the method, output and learning from a trial of a high-definition video survey technique for census of seabirds and windfarm sites. The technique utilises a gyroscopically stabilised camera mount to eliminate aircraft vibration enabling the use of high magnification lenses. This in turn enables the helicopter to fly at a signi...