EU-wide monitoring methods and systems of surveillance for species and habitats of Community interest
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Catalan Common Bird Survey (SOCC)
Date typed in:  2006-08-10 14:15:05
Scheme name:  Catalan Common Bird Survey
Institution: Catalan Ornithological Institute
Coordinator: Sergi Herrando
Main funding source: regional
Geographical scope: regional
Launched in response to: scientific interest
Countries monitored by the schemes:


Data availability:
Data management:
Monitoring scheme: species  Scheme - species Show PDF 
S1. Scheme aims at monitoring:
population trend
distribution trend
S2. The main data you collect are:
counts (plant density estimates belong here)
S3. Do you collect information on population structure?
S4. Is your sampling design stratified?
S5. Do you follow an experimental design?
S6. How do you choose sites to be monitored ?
random sampling
S7. Your sampling design allow accounting for detection probability:
S8. Monitoring data are analysed by:
advanced statistics (spatial statistics/GIS, GLM, GAM, time series, etc)
S9. The minimum annual change you think you can statistically detect is:
S10. Are your sampling sites located in legally protected areas?
S11. The total area monitored by your scheme covers:
32000 km2
S12. At how many sampling sites your scheme is implemented?
S13. How many samples do you collect per sampling site?
S14. If you want, provide the name of the field methods used for sampling:
S15. What is the frequency of monitoring?
every 1 year(s)
S16. How many times do you sample per year?
S17. How much time (in do you need for one sampling occasion?
3 hours
S18. Starting year of scheme:
S19. Ending year of scheme:
* without answer
S20. Has your monitoring procedure changed during this time period?
No, apart some minor adjustments of the protocol
S21. Number of professionals involved in the scheme:
S22. Number of volunteers involved in the scheme:
S23. Is training / expert knowledge required to take part to field/lab work for your scheme?
S24. On the whole, what is the manpower (in needed per year to run the scheme (data collection, coordination, analysis)?
S25. How much do you spend on material and equipment per year (in €)?
S26. Taxonomic groups monitored:
S27. How many species do you monitor:
S28. List species of Community interest monitored:
Acrocephalus arundinaceus
Acrocephalus melanopogon
Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Aegithalos caudatus
Alauda arvensis
Alcedo atthis
Alectoris rufa
Anas platyrhynchos
Anthus campestris
Anthus pratensis
Anthus spinoletta
Anthus trivialis
Apus apus
Apus melba
Apus pallidus
Burhinus oedicnemus
Buteo buteo
Calandrella brachydactyla
Calandrella rufescens
Carduelis cannabina
Carduelis carduelis
Carduelis chloris
Carduelis spinus
Certhia brachydactyla
Certhia familiaris
Cettia cetti
Charadrius dubius
Cinclus cinclus
Cisticola juncidis
Clamator glandarius
Coccothraustes coccothraustes
Columba livia
Columba oenas
Columba palumbus
Coracias garrulus
Corvus corax
Corvus corone
Corvus monedula
Coturnix coturnix
Cuculus canorus
Delichon urbica
Dendrocopos major
Dendrocopos minor
Dryocopus martius
Emberiza cia
Emberiza cirlus
Emberiza citrinella
Emberiza hortulana
Emberiza schoeniclus
Erithacus rubecula
Estrilda astrild
Falco tinnunculus
Fringilla coelebs
Fringilla montifringilla
Galerida cristata
Galerida theklae
Gallinula chloropus
Garrulus glandarius
Hippolais polyglotta
Hirundo rustica
Jynx torquilla
Lanius collurio
Lanius excubitor
Lanius senator
Loxia curvirostra
Lullula arborea
Luscinia megarhynchos
Luscinia svecica
Melanocorypha calandra
Merops apiaster
Miliaria calandra
Monticola saxatilis
Monticola solitarius
Montifringilla nivalis
Motacilla alba
Motacilla cinerea
Motacilla flava
Muscicapa striata
Oenanthe hispanica
Oenanthe oenanthe
Oriolus oriolus
Parus ater
Parus caeruleus
Parus cristatus
Parus major
Parus palustris
Passer montanus
Petronia petronia
Phasianus colchicus
Phoenicurus ochruros
Phylloscopus bonelli
Phylloscopus collybita
Pica pica
Picus viridis
Prunella collaris
Prunella modularis
Psittacula krameri
Ptyonoprogne rupestris
Pyrrhocorax graculus
Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Regulus ignicapillus
Regulus regulus
Remiz pendulinus
Riparia riparia
Saxicola rubetra
Saxicola torquata
Serinus citrinella
Serinus serinus
Sitta europaea
Streptopelia decaocto
Streptopelia turtur
Sturnus unicolor
Sturnus vulgaris
Sylvia atricapilla
Sylvia borin
Sylvia cantillans
Sylvia communis
Sylvia hortensis
Sylvia undata
Tetrax tetrax
Troglodytes troglodytes
Turdus iliacus
Turdus merula
Turdus philomelos
Turdus pilaris
Turdus torquatus
Turdus viscivorus
Upupa epops
S29. Any additional species
* without answer
S30. In what types of habitat do you monitor these species?
Coastal and halophytic habitats

Freshwater habitats

Heathland, scrub and tundra

Woodland, forest and other wooded land

Inland unvegetated or sparsely vegetated habitats

Regularly cultivated agricultural, horticultural and domestic habitats

Constructed, industrial and other artificial habitats
S31. Can you infer causes responsible for observed changes from monitoring data?
S32. The causes of change you monitor are:
invasive species
land use
S33. Were some previous categories not appropriate for describing your monitoring scheme?
* without answer
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