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Point Counts of Birds in Bottomland Hardwood Forests of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley: Duration, Minimum Sample Size, and Points Versus VisitsAuthor(s): Winston Paul Smith; Daniel J. Twedt; David A. Wiedenfeld; Paul B. Hamel; Robert P. Ford; Robert J. Cooper
Source: Res. Pap. SO-274. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 21 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionTo compare efficacy of point count sampling in bottomland hardwood forests, duration of point count, number of point counts, number of visits to each point during a breeding season, and minimum sample size are examined.
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CitationSmith, Winston Paul; Twedt, Daniel J.; Wiedenfeld, David A.; Hamel, Paul B.; Ford, Robert P.; Cooper, Robert J. 1993. Point Counts of Birds in Bottomland Hardwood Forests of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley: Duration, Minimum Sample Size, and Points Versus Visits. Res. Pap. SO-274. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 21 p.
KeywordsCensus, neotropical migrant birds, power method, sampling protocol.
- Sample Size and Allocation of Effort in Point Count Sampling of Birds in Bottomland Hardwood Forests
- Modification of Point Counts for Surveying Cropland Birds
- Statistical Aspects of Point Count Sampling
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