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Seabird flight height data collection at an offshore wind farm: final report

Understanding seabird flight heights and behaviour in and around operational offshore wind farms is a priority knowledge gap. Using aircraft mounted LiDAR technology, this study collected data on seabird flight height and shows the potential for using it in offshore windfarm impact assessments.


Appendix VI. Examples of bird flight behaviour

Wings bent in flight

An image of a white bird flying with bent wings

Banking in flight

An image of a white bird flying with only 1 bent wing visible

Diving

An image of a trail of bubbles in the water column indicating a bird diving

Wings outstretched in flight

An image of a white bird flying with outstretched wings

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