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MIGRACIO: Ringing Scheme for Monitoring Passerine Bird Migration
Date typed in:  2006-08-16 10:55:34
Scheme name:  Ringing Scheme for Monitoring Passerine Bird Migration (MIGRACIO)
Institution: Catalan Ornithological Institute
Coordinator: Oriol Clarabuch
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:
mark-recapture, individual follow-up, telemetry
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 ?
sampling sites chosen according to personnal/expert knowledge
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:
Mist-netting ringing
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?
10 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 schoenobaenus
Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Anthus trivialis
Cettia cetti
Emberiza schoeniclus
Erithacus rubecula
Ficedula hypoleuca
Fringilla coelebs
Hippolais polyglotta
Hirundo rustica
Locustella luscinioides
Locustella naevia
Luscinia megarhynchos
Luscinia svecica
Motacilla flava
Oriolus oriolus
Phoenicurus ochruros
Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Phylloscopus bonelli
Phylloscopus collybita
Phylloscopus trochilus
Prunella modularis
Remiz pendulinus
Riparia riparia
Saxicola rubetra
Sylvia atricapilla
Sylvia borin
Sylvia cantillans
Sylvia communis
Turdus merula
Turdus philomelos
S29. Any additional species
* without answer
S30. In what types of habitat do you monitor these species?
Coastal and halophytic habitats

Woodland, forest and other wooded land

Habitat complexes
S31. Can you infer causes responsible for observed changes from monitoring data?
S32. The causes of change you monitor are:
land use
climatic change
S33. Were some previous categories not appropriate for describing your monitoring scheme?
* without answer
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