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PDF reprints relating to the design, implementation, and analysis of northeastern bird monitoring

Cost-effective sampling design applied to large-scale monitoring of boreal birds
Carlson and Schmiegelow 2002 - Cost-effective sampling design applied to large-scale monitoring of boreal birds
Recommendations for survey design and analysis
EUmon 2005 - Recommendations for survey design and analysis
Minimizing the cost of environmental management decisions by optimizing statistical thresholds
Field et al. 2004 - Minimizing the cost of environmental management decisions by optimizing statistical thresholds
Optimizing allocation of monitoring effort under economic and observational constraints
Field et al. 2005 - Optimizing allocation of monitoring effort under economic and observational constraints
Strategies for monitoring terrestrial animals and habitats
Holthausen et al. 2005 - Strategies for monitoring terrestrial animals and habitats
Evaluation of a multiple species approach to monitoring
Manley et al. 2005 - Evaluation of a multiple species approach to monitoring
Estimating rates of local species extinction, colonization, and turnover in animal communities
Nichols et al. 1998 - Estimating rates of local species extinction, colonization, and turnover in animal communities
Statistical guide to data analysis of avian monitoring programs
Nur et al. 1999 - Statistical guide to data analysis of avian monitoring programs
Risk-based viable population monitoring
Staples et al. 2005 - Risk-based viable population monitoring
Development of protocols to inventory or monitor wildlife fish or rare plants
Vesely et al. 2006 - Development of protocols to inventory or monitor wildlife fish or rare plants
Estimating detection probabilities from multiple observer point counts
Alldredge et al. 2006 - Estimating detection probabilities from multiple observer point counts
Statistical aspects of point count sampling
Barker and Sauer 1995 - Statistical aspects of point count sampling
Double sampling to estimate density and population trends in birds
Bart and Earnst 2002 - Double sampling to estimate density and population trends in birds
Density estimation in wildlife surveys
Bart et al. 2004 - Density estimation in wildlife surveys
Point transect surveys for songbirds - robust methodologies
Buckland 2006 - Point transect surveys for songbirds - robust methodologies
Incorporating availability for detection in estimates of bird abundance
Diefenbach et al. 2007 - Incorporating availability for detection in estimates of bird abundance
A removal model for estimating detection probabilities from point-count surveys
Farnsworth et al. 2002 - A removal model for estimating detection probabilities from point-count surveys
Statistical approaches to the analysis of point count data
Farnsworth et al. 2005 - Statistical approaches to the analysis of point count data
Estimating detection probabilities of river birds using double surveys
Fletcher and Hutto 2006 - Estimating detection probabilities of river birds using double surveys
Regional landbird monitoring - perspectives from the Northern Rocky Mountains
Hutto and Young 2002 - Regional landbird monitoring - perspectives from the Northern Rocky Mountains
On the design of monitoring programs and the use of population indices - a reply to Ellingson and Lukacs
Hutto and Young 2003 - On the design of monitoring programs and the use of population indices - a reply to Ellingson and Lukacs
Estimating detection probability and density from point-count surveys - a combination of distance and double-observer sampling
Kissling and Garton 2006 - Estimating detection probability and density from point-count surveys - a combination of distance and double-observer sampling
Improving inferences in population studies of rare species that are detected imperfectly
MacKenzie et al. 2005 - Improving inferences in population studies of rare species that are detected imperfectly
Costs of detection bias in index-based population monitoring
Moore and Kendall 2004 - Costs of detection bias in index-based population monitoring
Field comparison of removal and modified double-observer modeling for estimating detectability and abundance of birds
Moore et al. 2004 - Field comparison of removal and modified double-observer modeling for estimating detectability and abundance of birds
Inference methods for spatial variation in species richness and community composition when not all species are detected
Nichols et al. 1998 - Inference methods for spatial variation in species richness and community composition when not all species are detected
A double-observer approach for estimating detection probability and abundance from point counts
Nichols et al. 2000 - A double-observer approach for estimating detection probability and abundance from point counts
Large scale wildlife monitoring studies - statistical methods for design and analysis
Pollock et al. 2002 - Large scale wildlife monitoring studies - statistical methods for design and analysis
Using statistical probability to increase confidence of inferring species extinction
Reed 1996 - Using statistical probability to increase confidence of inferring species extinction
Landbird counting techniques - current practices and an alternative
Rosenstock et al. 2002 - Landbird counting techniques - current practices and an alternative
Towards reliable bird surveys - accounting for individuals present but not detected
Thompson 2002 - Towards reliable bird surveys - accounting for individuals present but not detected
Are point counts of boreal songbirds reliable proxies for more intensive abundance estimators
Toms et al. 2006 - Are point counts of boreal songbirds reliable proxies for more intensive abundance estimators
Occupancy models to study wildlife
Bailey and Adams 2005 - Occupancy models to study wildlife
Checklists - an under-used tool for the inventory andmonitoring of plants and animals
Droege et al. 1998 - Checklists - an under-used tool for the inventory andmonitoring of plants and animals
Abundance-occupancy relationships
Gaston et al. 2000 - Abundance-occupancy relationships
Presence-absence versus abundance data for monitoring threatened species
Joseph et al. 2006 - Presence-absence versus abundance data for monitoring threatened species
What are the issues with presence-absence data for wildlife managers
MacKenzie 2005 - What are the issues with presence-absence data for wildlife managers
Occupancy as a surrogate for abundance estimation
MacKenzie and Nichols 2004 - Occupancy as a surrogate for abundance estimation
Designing occupancy studies - general advice and allocating survey effort
MacKenzie and Royle 2005 - Designing occupancy studies - general advice and allocating survey effort
Estimating site occupancy rates when detection probabilities are less than one
MacKenzie et al. 2002 - Estimating site occupancy rates when detection probabilities are less than one
Estimating site occupancy, colonization, and local extinction when a species is detected imperfectly
MacKenzie et al. 2003 - Estimating site occupancy, colonization, and local extinction when a species is detected imperfectly
Can models of presence-absence be used to scale abundance
Nielsen et al. 2005 - Can models of presence-absence be used to scale abundance
Modeling of site occupancy dynamics for northern spotted owls
Olson et al. 2005 - Modeling of site occupancy dynamics for northern spotted owls
Detecting population declines over large surveys with presence-absence, time-to-encounter, and count survey methods
Pollock 2006 - Detecting population declines over large surveys with presence-absence, time-to-encounter, and count survey methods
Estimating abundance from repeated presence-absence data or point counts
Royle and Nichols 2003 - Estimating abundance from repeated presence-absence data or point counts
Modelling occurrence and abundance of species when detection is imperfect
Royle et al. 2005 - Modelling occurrence and abundance of species when detection is imperfect
Statistical power of presence-absence data to detect population declines
Strayer 1999 - Statistical power of presence-absence data to detect population declines
Old dog new tricks - innovations with presence-absence information
Vojta 2005 - Old dog new tricks - innovations with presence-absence information
Estimating and dealing with detectability in occupancy surveys of forest owls
Wintle et al. 2005 - Estimating and dealing with detectability in occupancy surveys of forest owls
Increasing the accuracy of productivity and survival estimates
Anders and Marshall 2005 - Increasing the accuracy of productivity and survival estimates
Point count summary statistics differentially predict reproductive activity
Betts et al. 2005 - Point count summary statistics differentially predict reproductive activity
Long-term counts of migrating raptors - a role for volunteers in wildlife research
Bildstein 1998 - Long-term counts of migrating raptors - a role for volunteers in wildlife research
Standardized North American Marsh Bird Monitoring Protocols
Conway 2006 - Standardized North American Marsh Bird Monitoring Protocols
Effectiveness of call-broadcast surveys for monitoring marsh birds
Conway and Gibbs 2005 - Effectiveness of call-broadcast surveys for monitoring marsh birds
Development and field-testing of survey methods for a continental marsh bird monitoring program
Conway and Nadeau 2005 - Development and field-testing of survey methods for a continental marsh bird monitoring program
Progress toward developing field protocols for a North American Marshbird Monitoring Progra
Conway & Timmermans 2005 - Progress toward developing field protocols for a North American Marshbird Monitoring Progra
Ornithological atlas data - a review of uses and limitations
Donald and Fuller 1998 - Ornithological atlas data - a review of uses and limitations
Enhancing the scientific value of the Christmas Bird Count
Dunn et al. 2005 - Enhancing the scientific value of the Christmas Bird Count
Flight calls and their value for future ornithological studies and conservation research
Farnsworth 2005 - Flight calls and their value for future ornithological studies and conservation research
Monitoring boreal forest owls in Ontario using tape playback surveys with volunteers
Francis and Bradstreet 1997 - Monitoring boreal forest owls in Ontario using tape playback surveys with volunteers
Playbacks of mobbing calls of black-capped chickadees as a method to estimate reproductive activity
Gunn et al. 2000 - Playbacks of mobbing calls of black-capped chickadees as a method to estimate reproductive activity
Comparison of survey methods for wintering grassland birds
Roberts and Schnell 2006 - Comparison of survey methods for wintering grassland birds
Breeding season survey techniques for seabirds and colonial waterbirds
Steinkamp et al. 2003 - Breeding season survey techniques for seabirds and colonial waterbirds
Guidelines for nocturnal owl monitoring in North America
Takats et al. 2001 - Guidelines for nocturnal owl monitoring in North America
The effect of moonlight on detection of whip-poor-wills - implications for long-term monitoring
Wilson and Watts 2006 - The effect of moonlight on detection of whip-poor-wills - implications for long-term monitoring
Northern Goshawk inventory and monitoring technical guide
Woodbridge and Hargis 2006 - Northern Goshawk inventory and monitoring technical guide
Modelling population change from time series data
Barker and Sauer 1992 Modelling population change from time series data
Estimating population trends with a linear model
Bart et al. 2003 - Estimating population trends with a linear model
Goals and strategies for estimating trends in landbird abundance
Bart et al. 2004 - Goals and strategies for estimating trends in landbird abundance
New approaches to the analysis of population trends
James et al. 1996 New approaches to the analysis of population trends
Estimating equations estimates of trends
Link and Sauer 1994 - Estimating equations estimates of trends
New approaches to the analysis of population trends - comment
Link and Sauer 1997 - New approaches to the analysis of population trends - comment
Estimating population change from count data
Link and Sauer 1998 - Estimating population change from count data
A hierarchical analysis of population change with application to cerulean warblers
Link and Sauer 2002 - A hierarchical analysis of population change with application to cerulean warblers
New approaches to the analysis of population trend - reply
McCulloch et al. 1997 - New approaches to the analysis of population trend - reply
Statistical guide to data analysis of avian monitoring programs
Nur et al. 1999 - Statistical guide to data analysis of avian monitoring programs
Hierarchical modeling of population stability and species group attributes from survey data
Sauer and Link 2002 Hierarchical modeling of population stability and species group attributes from survey data
Statistical aspects of modeling population change from population size data
Sauer et al. 1994 - Statistical aspects of modeling population change from population size data
Estimation of change in populations and communities from monitoring survey data
Sauer et al. 2003 - Estimation of change in populations and communities from monitoring survey data
Estimating population trends with a linear model - technical comments
Sauer et al. 2004 - Estimating population trends with a linear model - technical comments
Why are there so many analysis methods?
Thomas 1996 - Why are there so many analysis methods?
The importance of analysis method for breeding bird survey population trend estimates
Thomas and Martin 1996 - The importance of analysis method for breeding bird survey population trend estimates
CP33 Upland Habitat Buffers Monitoring Protocol
Burger et al 2004 - CP33 Upland Habitat Buffers Monitoring Protocol
Temporal variation in detection of marsh birds during broadcast of conspecific calls
Rehm and Baldassarre 2007 - Temporal variation in detection of marsh birds during broadcast of conspecific calls
Draft passerine monitoring protocol
A draft protocol for monitoring passerines - direct comments to Melinda Knutson
A field evaluation of the time-of-detection method to estimate population size and density for aural avian point counts
Alldredge et al. 2007 - A field evaluation of the time-of-detection method to estimate population size and density for aural avian point counts
Factors affecting aural detections of songbirds
Alldredge 2007 - Factors affecting aural detections of songbirds
A field evaluation of distance measurement error in auditory avian point counts
Alldredge et al. 2007 - A field evaluation of distance measurement error in auditory avian point counts
Counting migrants to monitor bird populations
Dunn 2005 - Counting migrants to monitor bird populations - State of the art
Experimental analysis of the auditory detection process on avian point counts
Simons et al. 2007 - Experimental analysis of the auditory detection process on avian point counts
In defense of indices - the case of bird surveys
Johnson 2007 - In defense of indices - the case of bird surveys
A conceptual guide to detection probability for point counts and other count-based survey methods
McCallum 2005 - A conceptual guide to detection probability for point counts and other count-based survey methods
Importance of well-designed monitoring programs for the conservation of endangered species - case study of the snail kite
Martin et al. 2007 - Importance of well-designed monitoring programs for the conservation of endangered species - case study of the snail kite
Multiple species analysis of point count data - a more parsimonious modelling framework
Alldredge et al. 2007 - Multiple species analysis of point count data - a more parsimonious modelling framework
Updating bird species distribution at large spatial scales - applications of habitat modelling to data from long-term monitoring programs
Brotons et al. 2007 - Updating bird species distribution at large spatial scales - applications of habitat modelling to data from long-term monitoring programs
Teasing out biological effects and sampling artifacts when using occupancy rate in monitoring programs
Gonzalo-Turpin 2008 - Teasing out biological effects and sampling artifacts when using occupancy rate in monitoring programs
Temporal variation in detection of marsh birds during broadcast of conspecific calls
Rehm and Baldassarre 2007 - Temporal variation in detection of marsh birds during broadcast of conspecific calls
Time-of-detection method for estimating abundance from point-count surveys
Alldredge et al. 2007 - Time-of-detection method for estimating abundance from point-count surveys
Guidelines for using double sampling in avian population monitoring
Collins 2007 - Guidelines for using double sampling in avian population monitoring
Estimating abundance from bird counts - binomial mixture models uncover complex covariate relationships
Kery 2008 - Estimating abundance from bird counts - binomial mixture models uncover complex covariate relationships
Improving estimates of bird density using multiple-covariate distance sampling
Marques et al. 2007 - Improving estimates of bird density using multiple-covariate distance sampling
Detection probability of Golden-winged Warblers during point counts with and without playback recordings
Kubel and Yahner 2007 - Detection probability of Golden-winged Warblers during point counts with and without playback recordings
A portable system for continuous monitoring of bird nests using digital video recorders
Pierce and Pobprasert 2007 - A portable system for continuous monitoring of bird nests using digital video recorders
Passerine monitoring protocol for National Wildlife Refuges (Midwest and Northeast) and National Parks in the Great Lakes Network
Knutson et al. 2007 - Passerine monitoring protocol for National Wildlife Refuges (Midwest and Northeast) and National Parks in the Great Lakes Network - DRAFT
Mountain Birdwatch Protocol and Standard Operating Procedures
Regionally coordinated protocols and standard operating procedures for monitoring high-elevation landbirds in the northern Appalachian and Laurentian Regions