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A statistical methodology for tracking long-term change in reporting rates of birds from volunteer-collected presence-absence data

Cunningham, Ross; Olsen, Penelope


The ability to track change in biodiversity is essential to guide sustainable management and meet biodiversity monitoring, evaluation and reporting requirements, yet long-term data are usually scarce. Birds Australia has developed a simple survey methodology for use by their nationwide network of volunteers; it involves the collection of data on the presence-absence of species at repeatedly visited sites. Here we present a statistical methodology for use with these binary data to examine...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Biodiversity and Conservation
DOI: 10.1007/s10531-008-9509-y


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