The methods used to track birds' migratory patterns have changed significantly over the last decade. The authors describe in precise detail the standard equipment and routine procedures for the safe handling of two characteristic land birds a passerines and waders. The methodology presented in the book includes, among others, morphometric measurements, fat scoring and orientation tests.Tracking technology Minimum mass of the device [g] Accuracy Advantages Disadvantages GPS with satellite relay ... 5 g for short (about 400 m) range of transmission; 15 g for long (about 4 km) range of transmission 2-5 m High accuracy;anbsp;...
|Title||:||Bird Ringing Station Manual|
|Author||:||Przemyslaw Busse, Wlodzimierz Meissner|
|Publisher||:||Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG - 2015-03-11|