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The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010
The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010 is the third in a series of action plans that have been produced at the start of each decade. The book analyses the International Union for Conservation ofExpand
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Realising the full potential of citizen science monitoring programs
Citizen science is on the rise. Aided by the internet, the popularity and scope of citizen science appears almost limitless. For citizens the motivation is to contribute to “real” science, publicExpand
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Regional avian species declines estimated from volunteer-collected long-term data using List Length Analysis.
Long-term systematic population monitoring data sets are rare but are essential in identifying changes in species abundance. In contrast, community groups and natural history organizations haveExpand
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Structured elicitation of expert judgments for threatened species assessment: a case study on a continental scale using email
Summary 1. Expert knowledge is used routinely to inform listing decisions under the IUCN Red List criteria. Differences in opinion arise between experts in the presence of epistemic uncertainty, as aExpand
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A behavioural ecology approach to understand volunteer surveying for citizen science datasets
Abstract Among other outcomes, volunteer surveys are useful for evaluating conservation success and determining priorities for management actions. However, biases that can originate from untargetedExpand
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Paying the extinction debt: woodland birds in the Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia
Abstract Approximately 90% of the original woodlands of the Mount Lofty Ranges of South Australia has been cleared, modified or fragmented, most severely in the last 60 years, and affecting theExpand
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Global Patterns and Drivers of Avian Extinctions at the Species and Subspecies Level
Birds have long fascinated scientists and travellers, so their distribution and abundance through time have been better documented than those of other organisms. Many bird species are known to haveExpand
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Adapting global biodiversity indicators to the national scale: A Red List Index for Australian birds
The Red List Index (RLI), which uses information from the IUCN Red List to track trends in the projected overall extinction risk of sets of species, is among the indicators adopted by the world’sExpand
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To boldly go where no volunteer has gone before: predicting volunteer activity to prioritize surveys at the landscape scale
Aim To identify the relationships between volunteer bird survey effort and motivations in order to prioritize investment in future surveying activities. Location South-west Western Australia, aExpand
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