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Inventory Methods for
Marsh Birds: Bitterns and Rails
Standards for Components of British Columbia's Biodiversity No. 7

Prepared by
Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks
Resources Inventory Branch
for the Terrestrial Ecosystems Task Force
Resources Inventory Committee

October 7, 1998
Version 2.0

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Table of Contents

CIP

Preface

Acknowledgments

1. Introduction

2. Inventory Group

3. PROTOCOLS

Glossary

Literature Cited

List of Figures
Figure 1 RIC species inventory survey design hierarchy with examples.

List of Tables
Table 1 Species covered in the bitterns and rails inventory group.
Table 2 Recommended methods for inventory of bitterns and rails in British Columbia at three levels of survey intensity.
Table 3 Types of inventory surveys, the data forms needed, and the level of intensity of bittern and rail surveys.


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