This manual for wildlife specialists provides a step-by-step guide to dispersing birds from oil spill sites. Now available as a free, downloadable document!
This full-color manual gives wildlife specialists a step-by-step guide to dispersing birds from the site of an oil spill so they do not become oiled or contaminated.
Sections include a discussion of initial considerations; bird dispersal techniques including auditory, visual, and combination techniques; exclusion deterrents; and suggested hazing techniques. Also includes an evaluation guide, suggestions on how to format a hazing program, and a guide to materials and supplies.
This handy guide also includes a brief description of the birds likely to be found along coasts, bays, and inland waterways of California that could be subject to an oil spill.
Produced in cooperation with the Office of Spill Prevention and Response and the California Department of Fish and Game.
This free publication is available by download.
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