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2007, COWRIE, Further use of aerial surveys to detect bird displacement by offshore wind farms

2007, COWRIE, Further use of aerial surveys to detect bird displacement by offshore wind farms

Topic categories:

Birds

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Research

Collection date:

Oct 2007 - Oct 2007

Development:

COWRIE Research

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

COWRIE

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

This report follows a previous report commissioned by COWRIE (Maclean et al. 2006), in which the extent to which BERR (formally DTI) aerial survey protocol allows changes in bird number to be detected, was examined using power analysis.  Changes in bird numbers can be hard to detect due to natural fluctuations in bird numbers.  Power analysis allow...