The Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme: recent developments in good practice monitoring
Author(s): Challis A., Edwards C., Heavisides A., Holling M., Kortland K., Mattingley W., Riddle G., Roos S., Stevenson A., Stirling-Aird P.K., Stroud D.A., Wernham C.V., Wilson M.W.
Published: January 2019
Journal: Bird Study
Digital Identifier No. (DOI): 10.1080/00063657.2018.1477737
The Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme (SRMS) has been operational for 15 years and provides many examples of how nationwide monitoring programmes for raptors and other scarce bird species could be developed.
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