A review of flight-initiation distances and their application to managing disturbance to Australian birds
MA Weston, EM McLeod, DT Blumstein, P-J Guay
Emu - Austral Ornithology | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2012
This research was funded by Melbourne Water, a Victoria University Fellowship and a Faculty of Health Engineering and Science Collaborative Research Grant Scheme to P.-J. Guay and some work was supported by the M. A. Ingram Trust. We thank Dr W. K. Steele for his support and advice and H. K. Glover (Deakin University). Data were collected under Deakin University Animal Ethics Committee Permit A48/2008, Victoria University Animal Ethics Committee Permit AEETH 02/10, National Parks Permit 10004656, DSE Scientific Permits numbers 10004656 and 10005536, and Western Treatment Plant Study Permit SP 08/02. This review was greatly improved by the comments of K. Buchanan, G. S. Maguire, J. O'Connor, M. Price, P. McDonald, W. K. Steele and two anonymous reviewers.