Resources for Pilots

Learn strategies to minimize bird strike risk and protect seabirds
Read more, download materials or request a lively presentation.
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Take the pledge to fly seabird safe
Flying above 1000' AGL is the best way to protect seabirds while you fly - and it’s a good practice for safety.
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Resources for Boaters

Learn to spot sensitive seabird colonies
We’ll show you how to identify seabird colonies on the water.
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Request maps, materials and tide books
Our free materials will help you ID seabirds, the places they breed, and strategies to protect them while on the water.
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California’s coast is a breeding ground for dozens of seabird species. Seabird Protection Network shows pilots and boaters small actions that can ensure our seabirds have the space they need to thrive.


NEW!Comprehensive scientific literature review report on Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (drones)

A Literature Review on the Effects of Uncrewed Aircraft Systems on Birds, Marine Mammals, and Sea Turtles (Rhodes and Pickett, December 2021)

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