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Researchers resurrect dead birds as drones, thanks to taxide…

Dubbed “ornithopters,” the drones consist of a set of flapping wings, are powered by mechanical propellers, and are designed after the way that birds fly. The drones are made from parts of dead birds. Instead of only using synthetic materials to construct drones, researchers think the new results can be …

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Technology can protect nesting birds

The technology is far superior to human eyes, which can be a big bonus in conservation. Birds nesting on the ground across farmlands in Europe often face a singular threat: plows and other agricultural tools. Each spring numerous breeding farmland birds fall victim to agricultural activities as people fail to …

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Mine company turns to high-tech devices to haze birds away f…

Butte, Mont. • On a recent afternoon, Ian Fairweather, president of Fairweather IT, remotely navigated a six-propeller drone his company designed and built toward an exhausted snow goose that had recently landed on the placid, reflective water of the Berkeley Pit. But the snow goose resisted the attempts to be …

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Montana Resources has high-tech ways of hazing birds

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) – On a recent afternoon, Ian Fairweather, president of Fairweather IT, remotely navigated a six-propeller drone his company designed and built toward an exhausted snow goose that had recently landed on the placid, reflective water of the Berkeley Pit. But the snow goose resisted the attempts to …

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