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‘Epic Duck Challenge’ proves drones can outdo people at surveying wildlife

 A drone image of a breeding colony of Greater Crested Terns. Researchers used plastic bird decoys to replicate this species in an experiment that compared different ways of counting wildlife. Jarrod Hodgson, CC BY-ND Ecologists from the University of Adelaide in South Australia test the accuracy of drones to count wildlife. Ecologists are increasingly using…