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Inventory Methods for Riverine Birds:
Harlequin Duck, Belted Kingfisher and American Dipper
Standards for Components of British Columbia's Biodiversity No. 12

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

March 1998
Version 2.0

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Table of Contents

CIP

Preface

Acknowledgements

1. INTRODUCTION

2. INVENTORY GROUP

3. PROTOCOL

4. HOW TO DETERMINE BREEDING STATUS OF RIVERINE BIRDS

5. CAPTURE TECHNIQUES

Glossary

References

List of Figures

Figure 1. RIC species inventory survey design hierarchy with examples.

Figure 2. Possible position for a drive trap to capture harlequin ducks at sea.

List of Tables

Table 1. Recommended survey types for riverine birds in the breeding and nonbreeding seasons and the level of survey intensity.

Table 2. Types of inventory surveys, the data forms needed, and the level of intensity of the survey.


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