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Bird Census Techniques

Hardbound, 302 Pages

Published: August 2000

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-095831-3


  • "...well illustrated with explanatory diagrams...An essential reference for anyone engaged in bird census studies." - NORTHEASTERN NATURALIST "...relevant to ornithological field researchers, both amateur and professional, and ecologists and conservation biologists undergoing census studies of wild bird populations..." —ETHOLOGY "...a 'must' for any bird-surveyors, volunteer and professional alike..." —Juliet Vickery in BRITISH BIRDS


  • Acknowledgements.About the Authors.Preface to the Second Edition.Purpose and Design in Counting Birds. Census Errors. Territory Mapping Methods. Line Transects. Point Counts and Point Transects. Relative Measure for Bird Communities in Habitats with High Species Richness. Catching and Marking. Counting Individual Species. Counting Colonial Nesting, Flocking and Migrating Birds. Distribution Studies. Description and Measurement of Bird Habitat. Appendix. References. Species Index. General Index.


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