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2009-2011 Zone 7 Navitus Bay West Isle of Wight, APEM Boat Based Bird Survey

2009-2011 Zone 7 Navitus Bay West Isle of Wight, APEM Boat Based Bird Survey

Topic categories:

Birds

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Wind

Collection date:

Dec 2009 - Nov 2011

Development:

Zone 7 - Navitus Bay

Publication date:

May 2021

Round:

3

Organisation:

Zone 7 Navitus Bay West Isle of Wight

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

The boat survey methodology involves a band transect, operated ahead of the ship and to both sides, recording all birds on the water within the transect and taking ‘snapshot’ counts of birds in flight. During the surveys each surveyor scans the water across 90º on his/her side of the boat. All birds on the water are recorded throughout the sur...