birdextinct: Bird measurements from British islands

Description

Measurements on breedings pairs of landbird species were collected from 16 islands about Britain over several decades.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 62 observations on the following 5 variables.

species

name of bird species

time

average time of extinction on the islands

nesting

average number of nesting pairs

size

size of the species, 1 or 0 if large or small

status

staus of the species, 1 or 0 if resident or migrant

Source

Pimm, S., Jones, H., and Diamond, J. (1988), On the risk of extinction, American Naturalists, 132, 757-785.


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