[CT Birds] mockingbird trends

Carol Ansel carolansel at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 21:55:19 EDT 2012


Neat stuff, Chris!  Question: does anyone have any theories about reasons for the changing trend in mockingbird numbers? I have other questions, but I'll email you directly on them

Carol Ansel
Mystic

On Mar 26, 2012, at 6:23 PM, Chris Elphick wrote:

> As a few people on this list, Chris Field and I (by which I mean "mostly Chris, 
> with the occasional word of encouragement from me") have been working on a 
> project to better describe the trends of Connecticut's birds.  The effort has 
> partly involved expanded analysis of existing data sets, such as the counts 
> available from Breeding Bird Survey routes - but analyses of those data already 
> exist and our version has, at best, minor analytical improvements.  The main 
> focus has been on developing better ways of illustrating the data so that a wide 
> variety of users - not just geeky scientists - can see what is going on.  
> 
> 
> 
> Chris Elphick
> Storrs, CT
> elphick at sbcglobal.net
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