A novel experiment pitted a drone against experienced wildlife spotters to estimate the size of faux flocks.
Two-thousand rubber duckies would make for a pretty epic bath. Or in this case, a first-of-its-kind science experiment. Ecologist Jarrod Hodgson used thousands of rubber duck decoys in a new competitive experiment that matched experienced ecologists against a drone to see which counts wildlife more accurately.
SkyPixel is a growing aerial photography platform, and it got 27,000 entries to its 2016 competitors. It was open to both amateur and expert professional photographers, and was divided into 3 classifications: 360, Beauty, and Drones in Use.