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Bird Monitoring Methods

A Manual of Techniques for Key UK Species

Bird Monitoring Methods

A Manual of Techniques for Key UK Species

Author: Gillian Gilbert, David W Gibbons, Julianne Evans

Published: 2012-01-19

Publisher's Description:

First published by the RSPB in 1998, this book is a practical guide to surveying and monitoring techniques for use in the breeding season - in assessing breeding success as well as population levels - and during the winter. It gives instructions for more than 120 UK bird species, mainly those of conservation concern. Methods used in the UK's main national bird monitoring schemes are also outlined with advice on how to participate in them. In addition, the publication provides advice on the reliability of the methods, sampling, statistics and species protection. An essential reference for all involved in bird monitoring programmes.

This is a reprint edition of: ISBN 1-901930-03-3.


Co-published with:: RSPB
Pages: 464
Dimensions: 296 x 148mm
Illustrations: extensive b/w figures and illustrations


  • Language: English
  • Biogeographical Realm: Palearctic
  • Countries Covered: United Kingdom
  • Families Covered:

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  • Publisher: Pelagic Publishing
  • City: Exeter
  • Country: United Kingdom

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  • Date Published: 19 Jan 2012
  • ISBN-10: 1907807225
  • ISBN-13: 9781907807220