Large-scale bird-movement patterns evident in eastern Australian atlas data

  title={Large-scale bird-movement patterns evident in eastern Australian atlas data},
  author={Peter A. Griffioen and Michael F. Clarke},
  journal={Emu - Austral Ornithology},
  pages={125 - 99}
Abstract Ad hoc studies of the compositions of bird communities at dispersed sites and bird-banding data have failed to reveal the timing, destinations and movement patterns of most Australian migratory bird species. The analysis of national atlas and count data, on the other hand, has the potential to provide information on the species undertaking migratory movements, the timing of these movements, and their sources and destinations. This study examines atlas data of 407 species for evidence… Expand
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