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A review, collation and spatial analysis of data in support of a targeted review of the current UK network of terrestrial and coastal Special Protection Areas for birds (SPAs - WC0761

Description
This project requires a review, collation and analysis of bird population and distribution data, which will then be used to further support, outside this contract, the development and application of guidance and principles as part of a targeted review of the current UK network of terrestrial and coastal Special Protection Areas (SPAs). It specifically includes: (i) collation of published population counts that will help inform judgements on the sufficiency of existing site networks; (ii) a collation of data to help assess the provision of sites for selected species; (iii) identification of evidence gaps and solutions; (iii) development of a decision tree to help assess the potential inclusion of cropped habitats within SPAs; and (iv) a linked collation of information on avian aspects of the UK Ramsar network. The information gathered under this contract will be used outside the contract by government and its statutory agencies to review the SPA network
Project Documents
• ABS - Abstract : A. Index of Outputs table of contents   (42k)
• EXE - Executive Summary : 01 SID5 WC0761 SPA Review   (215k)
• OTH - Other : 02 SPA BTO Review Summary Report for publication Sept 2011   (139k)
• OTH - Other : 03 SPAREVIEW - Reference population estimates for SPA species   (131k)
• OTH - Other : 04 SPAREVIEW - Summary of site-level datasets for SPA species   (58k)
• OTH - Other : 05 SPAREVIEW - APEP3 draft table   (202k)
• OTH - Other : 06 SPAREVIEW - ECJ Crane   (56k)
• OTH - Other : 07 SPAREVIEW - ECJ Kingfisher   (615k)
• OTH - Other : 08 SPAREVIEW - ECJ Montagu   (43k)
• OTH - Other : 09 SPAREVIEW - ECJ White-tailed Eagle   (82k)
• OTH - Other : 10 SPAREVIEW - ECJ Smew   (545k)
• OTH - Other : 11 SPAREVIEW - Ramsar Updates - 15th Sep 2011   (2627k)
• OTH - Other : 12 SPAREVIEW - CHIP - Decision tree introduction and notes   (67k)
• OTH - Other : 12 SPAREVIEW - CHIP - Decision tree introduction and notes   (67k)
• OTH - Other : 13 SPAREVIEW - CHIP - Decision tree   (126k)
• OTH - Other : 14 SPAREVIEW - CHIP - Case studies to test decision tree   (101k)
• OTH - Other : 15 SPAREVIEW - metadata   (33k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2009

To: 2011

Cost: £97,784
Contractor / Funded Organisations
British Trust For Ornithology
Keywords
Birds              
Environmental Protection              
Nature conservation              
Wildlife conservation              
Fields of Study
Wildlife Conservation