Data from: Testing a key assumption of using drones as frightening devices: do birds perceive drones as risky?

Conor C. Egan, Bradley F. Blackwell, Esteban Fernandez-Juricic & Page E. Klug
Wildlife managers have recently suggested the use of unmanned aircraft systems or drones as nonlethal hazing tools to deter birds from areas of human-wildlife conflict. However, it remains unclear if birds perceive common drone platforms as threatening. Based on field studies assessing behavioral and physiological responses, it is generally assumed that birds perceive less risk from drones than from predators. However, studies controlling for multiple confounding effects have not been conducted. Our goal was to...
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