Thomas E. Martin, Deborah M. Finch's Ecology and Management of Neotropical Migratory Birds: A PDF

By Thomas E. Martin, Deborah M. Finch

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ISBN-13: 9780195084405

An bold, finished overview of the present prestige of neotropical migratory birds within the united states, and the tools and techniques for keeping migrant populations. This booklet covers the complete scope of the topic, with chapters reviewing and assessing the subjects written as consensus records by way of a number of of the prime staff. Contents contain inhabitants tendencies, seasonal differences, habitat specifications in the course of migration, affects and results of silviculture and agricultural practices, panorama ecology, habitat grazing results, and single-species as opposed to multiple-species ways.

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1994) analyzed observer differences in counts of bird species along BBS routes, and documented significant interobserver effects for over 50% of the species seen on the BBS. More importantly, observers have improved in quality, and a new observer on a route may count a higher proportion of the birds that are present than earlier observers. Consequently, population changes should not be calculated on BBS routes for years when observers change, and covariables should be included in the analysis to accommodate the differences in observer quality.

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