Handbook of Field Methods for Monitoring Landbirds



❰KINDLE❯ ❂ Handbook of Field Methods for Monitoring Landbirds Author C. John Ralph – E17streets4all.co.uk The increased attention devoted to the status and possible declines of populations of smaller species of terrestrial birds, known collectively as landbirds, has resulted in an immediate need for speci The increased attention devoted Field Methods Kindle Ø to the status and possible declines of populations of smaller species of terrestrial birds, known collectively as landbirds, has resulted in an immediate need for specific methodology for monitoring their populations This handbook is derived from several sources and is based on the authors collective experiences Handbook of eBook ✓ in operating monitoring stations Presented here are a compilation of methods that can be used to assay population size, demographics, and status of virtually all species of landbirds in a wide variety of habitats, from grassland and tundra to temperate and tropical rain forests Rare species, or those with unusual habits, of Field Methods PDF/EPUB ¾ will require some modifications The handbook will prove useful to field biologists, managers, and scientists anywhere in the New World The handbook first suggests priorities for selecting a monitoring method and determining station locations Then, general tasks that determine which species can be monitored, and methods of establishing and maintaining a study plot, journal keeping, and training of personnel are presented Two demographic methods are described, one involving mist nets, and the other finding nests during the breeding season Detailed suggestions are given for both methods which should allow a trained person to successfully operate a station Both methods involve monitoring at a station at regular intervals during the breeding season The handbook also includes descriptions of four types of censuses for determining population size and trends spot mapping of territories, area searches of specific sites, strip transects along predetermined routes, and point counts The latter method has been accepted as the standard method, is treated in most detail, and involves a person standing in one spot fortominutes and recording all birds seen or heard In addition, methods are suggested for measuring habitat, recording weather, and color banding individuals to determine specific demographic parameters Throughout the handbook, sources of materials are given that are needed for each method, as well as specific references to published works.Handbook of Field Methods for Monitoring Landbirds

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    Handbook of Field Methods for Monitoring Landbirds PDF study plot, journal keeping, and training of personnel are presented Two demographic methods are described, one involving mist nets, and the other finding nests during the breeding season Detailed suggestions are given for both methods which should allow a trained person to successfully operate a station Both methods involve monitoring at a station at regular intervals during the breeding season The handbook also includes descriptions of four types of censuses for determining population size and trends spot mapping of territories, area searches of specific sites, strip transects along predetermined routes, and point counts The latter method has been accepted as the standard method, is treated in most detail, and involves a person standing in one spot fortominutes and recording all birds seen or heard In addition, methods are suggested for measuring habitat, recording weather, and color banding individuals to determine specific demographic parameters Throughout the handbook, sources of materials are given that are needed for each method, as well as specific references to published works."/>
  • Paperback
  • 46 pages
  • Handbook of Field Methods for Monitoring Landbirds
  • C. John Ralph
  • 25 June 2019
  • 1475278500

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