By Colin J. Bibby, Neil D. Burgess, David A. Hill, Simon Mustoe
During this booklet there are complete chapters dedicated to the main accepted chicken counting concepts, and makes an attempt to amalgamate different counting methodologies into significant teams have been made. Examples of using tools are supplied anywhere attainable and the relative worth of assorted ways for answering particular questions is usually addressed.
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This is the ideal situation and is probably rarely met in practice. (b) Precise and inaccurate. The results are closely spaced but their average deviates from the true value. Since the true value is unknown to the observer, this result cannot readily be recognised as different from that in (a). (c) Imprecise and accurate. The results are spread rather widely about the true value. (d) Imprecise and inaccurate. The results are spread widely and their average deviates from the true value. Again, since the true value is unknown to the observer, this result cannot readily be recognised as different from that in (c).
3. 6). Within a study, effort should be standardised across years or plots or whatever. Size of plots might be considered as part of effort. If plots of differing size are involved, they should receive similar effort per unit area rather than similar total efforts. For common methods, there are normal standards which should be followed. T h e trade-offs with other considerations apply very obviously to effort. Consider the question of what would happen to the value of the results if the effort per plot was halved so that twice as many plots could be visited or vice versa.
However, these are separated by only 2 days, not the required 10, hence the territory is not valid as the records may well refer to a bird that sang briefly whilst on passage to another site and did not breed. Territory Mapping Methods Dotted, solid and question-marked solid lines. This figure shows examples of the correct treatment of lines between registrations of Willow Warblers (from Marchant 1983). (a) The dotted line between the two warblers recorded on visit F means that the two F registrations cannot be placed in the same cluster.
Bird Census Techniques by Colin J. Bibby, Neil D. Burgess, David A. Hill, Simon Mustoe