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Is statistical power to detect trends a good assessment of population monitoring
The ability to detect trends in population abundance is of obvious interest to wildlife managers. In recent years, the probability of detecting defined population trends has been the most commonExpand
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The Hawai'i rare bird search 1994-1996
We compiled the recent history of sightings and searched for 13 rare and missing Hawaiian forest birds to update status and distribution information. We made 23 expeditions between August 1994 andExpand
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Translocation and early post‐release demography of endangered Laysan teal
In an attempt to reduce the high extinction risk inherent to small island populations, we translocated wild Laysan teal Anas laysanensis to a portion of its presumed prehistoric range. Most avianExpand
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A statistical test to show negligible trend: comment.
Detecting temporal trends is an important component of many ecological monitoring programs (Thomas 1996). However, it is increasingly recognized that simply because a trend is statisticallyExpand
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Evidence of change in a low-elevation forest bird community of Hawai'i since 1979
We evaluated the abundance and distribution of low-elevation forest birds on windward Hawai'i Island during August 1993-February 1994, and present evidence of changes in the species composition ofExpand
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Population dynamics of Hawaiian seabird colonies vulnerable to sea-level rise.
Globally, seabirds are vulnerable to anthropogenic threats both at sea and on land. Seabirds typically nest colonially and show strong fidelity to natal colonies, and such colonies on low-lyingExpand
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Drepanidine movements in relation to food availability in subalpine woodland on Mauna Kea, Hawai'i
Flowers of the miimane tree (Sophwu chqmphylla) are the primary nectar source for Hawaiian honeycreepers in subalpine woodland on Mauna Kea Volcano on the island of Hawai‘i. Mamane seeds are theExpand
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