Success with gadgets and gizmos

Felix Backhouse low res
Vincent Lee low res
Jack Breurkes low res

Three Burnside High School students have made the finals of a national inventing competition.

Felix Backhouse developed a system that uses drones and hyper spectral imaging to monitor bird populations.

He said the idea came when he realised the Department of Conservation and Forest and Bird currently use groups of people to do bird counts and monitor populations.

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