Bird Census Techniques (2nd Ed.)


Language: Anglais
Cover of the book Bird Census Techniques

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250 p. · 16.5x24 cm · Hardback
In this book there are entire chapters devoted to the most widely used bird counting techniques, and attempts to amalgamate other counting methodologies into major groups were made. Examples of the use of methods are provided wherever possible and the relative value of various approaches for answering specific questions is also addressed.

Key Features
* A newly revised edition of the immensely successful Bird Census Techniques
* An entirely new chapter covering the census methods recommended for tropical habitats
* Provides a concise guide to various census techniques and their opportunities and pitfalls
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.
Species Index.
General Index.
Serious ecologist or ornithologist either engaged in research, as a consultant or a serious and interested amateur.