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TERRITORY-MAPPING METHOD [1 record]

Record 1 1991-11-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Birds
DEF

"a census procedure that plots individuals seen or heard on a gridded map of the area surveyed, usually over a period of days or weeks in a season; and, relying on simultaneous observations, the subsequent demarcation of individual territories or home ranges by examination of the clustering of those observations. Used in Breeding Bird Census.

OBS

Source: Studies in Avian Biology No.6, p. 578, 1981.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Oiseaux
DEF

"... dénombrement des mâles chanteurs de différentes espèces grâce à leur localisation spatiale sur un plan quadrillé. Lorsque la présence d'un mâle chanteur de la même espèce est notée dans un même secteur à la suite de plusieurs visites, il est alors possible de délimiter le territoire du mâle en question."

OBS

Source : The Forestry Chronicle, vol. 67 no 4 (art. en français).

Spanish

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