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Subject: Duck and goose hearing
From: Russ Charif <>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 10:11:32 -0700
This query is posted for Dr. Rich Malecki, in the Cornell University 
 Dept. of Natural Resources. If you can assist, please respond 
 directly to him ([EMAIL PROTECTED]).
 --Russ Charif
 --- begin forwarded text
 >>>I'm working with some folks in Canada who are looking at the 
 >>>impact of low level military aircraft training flights on 
 >>>waterfowl in Labrador.  One of the things that they are doing is 
 >>>measuring noise levels at various distances from spring staging, 
 >>>breeding, and molting flocks. They are then monitoring behavior. 
 >>>Primary species are black ducks, Canada geese, and surf scoters. 
 >>>One of the interesting things to date is that no one has really 
 >>>found anything of significance.  Birds either become habituated to 
 >>>the noise or for some reason it doesn't appear to affect them.
 --- end forwarded text
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