Tag: decoys

July 16, 2021

Wild Cam: Repopulating a lost Caribbean colony

Desecheo is a tiny islet—a little more than half a square mile—off the west coast of the Puerto Rican mainland. The rocky island is partly forested, though it often looks...

February 27, 2018

Duck! It’s a drone!

The use of drones in the wildlife field has soared over the last five years, from tracking polar bear activity in the Arctic to fighting rhino poaching in South Africa....

March 7, 2016

Social attraction entices cormorants away from fisheries

Wildlife managers battling to keep double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) from devastating juvenile fish populations might want to try something that waterfowl hunters use all the time: decoys. In a study...