Observer remains stationary rather than walking a transect

Chapter 3 - Point transect sampling

This chapter describes methods associated with point transect sampling. Analyses of this type of data is inherently more difficult, for reasons explained in this material. A comparative study of songbird density estimated is presented, describing the advantages of the snapshot field procedure to minimise the effect of animal movement upon estimates.


Point transect sampling
Case study of point transects with songbirds: the Montrave study
Analysis of point transect data

Lecture 1 - point transect sampling

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Lecture 2 - point transects case study: Montrave

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Exercise 1 - histogram of ducknest data

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Solution to Exercise 1 - histogram of ducknest data

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Dialogue & Discussion