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Bird Ringing Station Manual

Chris Merkord
  • Przemysław Busse, Włodzimierz Meissner De Gruyter Open 2015 Berlin Germany http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/209750

    230 pages

    113 Fig. 8 Tables


    The eBook (PDF and EPUB) is Open Access on the publisher's website.


    eBook: Open Access PDF ISBN 978-83-7656-053-3 EPUB ISBN 978-3-11-039925-7

    English 03/01/2015 9788376560526 No value 03/01/2015 9788376560533

In an attempt to standardize elements of the station routine, the book describes the procedures used in passerine and wader ringing stations. It offers a comparative analysis of versatile evaluation techniques such as measurements, orientation experiments and monitoring. The authors meticulously analyze different methods used to track birds, including catching passerines with mist-nets in land and wetland habitat, as well as the use of the Heligoland trap. The monograph, as a successful bid to establish a bird station routine that is favourable to both birds and ringers, will benefit all professional and amateur ringers.

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