Radar, originally developed to detect airborne targets such as aircraft and weather, is also
a powerful tool for detecting density, location and direction and speed of movement of biological targets
such as birds, insects and bats. This page provides you links to radar images provided by
After viewing our tutorial, you can use these images to look for bird activity in your area.
If you have any radar ornithology questions, ask the lab's ornithologists. If you have any comments, problems or corrections, please E-mail Alan Cunningham, webbist
http:// www.clemson.edu /birdrad /radar.htm
Last updated 15:05z 6/01/00