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.

5. Acknowledgements

Many thanks to the European Maritime Fisheries Fund for the funding for this project.

Many thanks to Marine Scotland Science for commissioning the piece of work, and NatureScot and RSPB for their guidance and comments throughout planning, analysis and reporting as part of the Steering Group, with special thanks to Dr Tom Evans, Anna Kebke, Dr Helen Wade and Dr Aly McCluskie.



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