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1. General introduction
  1.1 The BTO's monitoring of breeding birds in the UK
  1.2 The value of combining results from different monitoring schemes
  1.3 The aims of this report
2. Methodology
  2.1 Breeding Bird Survey
  2.2 Common Birds Census
  2.3 Combined CBC/BBS trends
  2.4 Waterways Bird Survey and Waterways Breeding Bird Survey
  2.5 Heronries Census
  2.6 Constant Effort Sites Scheme
  2.7 Nest Record Scheme
  2.8 The alert system
  2.9 Statistical methods used for alerts
3. Species index
    Help on species accounts
4. Discussion
  4.1 The alert system
  4.2 Latest long-term alerts
  4.3 Ten-year trends and evidence of species recovery
  4.4 Increasing species
  4.5 Changes in breeding performance
  4.6 Conclusion
5. Acknowledgements
6. References
7. Appendices – Summary tables of changes in population size and breeding performance
  7.1 Tables of alerts and population increases from CBC/BBS
  7.2 Tables of alerts and population increases from WBS/WBBS
  7.3 Tables of alerts and population increases from CES
  7.4 Tables of population declines and increases from BBS
  7.5 Tables of breeding performance
8. Select your own table of population changes
   
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This report should be cited as: Baillie, S.R., Marchant, J.H., Leech, D.I., Renwick, A.R., Joys, A.C., Noble, D.G., Barimore, C., Conway, G.J., Downie, I.S., Risely, K. & Robinson, R.A. (2010). Breeding Birds in the Wider Countryside: their conservation status 2010. BTO Research Report No. 565. BTO, Thetford. (http://www.bto.org/birdtrends)

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