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radar tracking An observational technique, used in field studies of animal behaviour, in which subjects are tracked by radar. By watching a plan-position indicator or from time-lapse photography of the screen, information can be obtained about the movements of birds and insects. Birds fitted with metal tags can be distinguished from untagged birds because of the stronger echo returned by the tags.

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radar tracking

radar tracking An observational technique, used in field studies of animal behaviour, in which subjects are tracked by radar. By watching a plan-position indicator or from time-lapse photography of the screen, information can be obtained about the movements of birds and insects. Birds fitted with metal tags can be distinguished from untagged birds because of the stronger echo returned by the tags.

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"radar tracking." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Retrieved August 18, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/radar-tracking-0