Suffolk farm uses drone to scare pigeons off rape crop
17 April 2014 Last updated at 17:09 BST
A Suffolk helicopter pilot has come up with a high-tech solution in the battle to protect oil seed rape from birds.
The crop is a favourite with pigeons so Richard Maddever, 27, has being trying out flying a drone to keep the flocks at bay on the family farm near Sudbury.
He says he thinks it is going to catch on.