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Drone footage of several rivers was shot in Ultra High Definition (UHD) for a variety of purposes, mostly in June/July 2017. We recommend you change your Youtube settings to minimum HD.
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Ashley Rakahuri River: using drone to count the number of birds in a black-billed gull colony, and assess weed infestation following two Spring floods.
Waitaki River: island creation sites just down from Kurow
Tasman River: where black stilt/Kaki are found
Makarora River: from the delta to Makarora township outskirts
Wilkin River: as it enters the Makarora River
Orari River: Burdon’s Road ford
Upper Waimakariri River: by the railway crossing
Lower Waimakariri River: by the Gorge bridge
Ashburton River: by SH1 bridge
Southern Black-backed gulls (SBBG)