Methods & Protocols

Avian Knowledge Northwest’s bird monitoring protocols.

Handbook of Field Methods for Monitoring Landbirds

The Handbook of Field Methods for Monitoring Landbirds is a compilation of methods that can be used to assay population size, demographics, and status of many species of birds occurring in a wide variety of habitats. The handbook will prove useful to field biologists, managers, and scientists anywhere in the New World from the arctic through the tropics.

NPS Bird Monitoring Protocols by KBO

Landbird field monitoring protocols developed by Klamath Bird Observatory for the National Park Service Inventory and Monitoring Klamath Network. Area Search Protocol Point Count Protocol Vegetation Protocol Mist Netting Protocol Checklist Protocol


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Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology
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