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2011, ESS Ecology, Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm, Vantage Point Bird Surveys

2011, ESS Ecology, Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm, Vantage Point Bird Surveys

Topic categories:

Birds

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Wind

Collection date:

May 2011 - Jul 2011

Development:

Greater Gabbard

Publication date:

May 2021

Round:

2

Organisation:

ESS Ecology

Phase:

Post-construction

Description

In June 2011 a programme of observational vantage point (VP) surveys were undertaken within an operational section of the GGOWF. An approach was designed to monitor actual flight activity for lesser blackbacked gull in particular, within and in proximity to the air volumes swept by the operational turbines. 
VP watches are a means of quantifying fl...