Species Group Summaries for Bird Conservation Regions
will produce a summary of trends. The summary includes:
Number of species,
Proportion of species with positive trend estimates,
Proportion of species with significant (+ and -) trend estimates, and
List of species and their trend estimates.
We also provide some estimates of mean trend and a ranking of species
from most extreme decline to most extreme increase, using the procedures
given in Link and Sauer 1996. These results adjust
estimates for relative precision, and you can estimate:
Precision weighted mean trend (called a prior mean),
95% Confidence interval on the prior mean, and
Rankings of species based on an precision-weighted reordering
of the estimates.
ver 2005.0, 16 January 2006, Authors: J. R. Sauer and J. E. Hines.
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