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Un-crewed Aerial Vehicle (UAV) derived population counts of gentoo and chinstrap penguin and South Georgia shag colonies on Signy Island, South Orkney Islands, 2016-2018
GB/NERC/BAS/PDC/01462

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Abstract:
Numbers of nesting birds were manually counted from images collected by low-altitude aerial photography from multirotor Un-crewed Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Three species were included in this study; gentoo (Pygoscelispapua) and chinstrap (Pygoscelis antarctica) penguin and South Georgia shag (Leucocarbo atriceps georgianus). Data were collected in the 2016/17 and 2017/18 field seasons.

Keywords:
Chinstrap penguin, Colony count, Gentoo penguin, Population, Signy Island, South Georgia Shag, Un-crewed Aerial Vehicle

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