britain.species: Bird species on the British isles

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Description

Numbers of bird species observed on 42 British Isles, including area, latitude information, distance from Britain and soil variation.

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Format

A data frame with 42 observations and 7 variables:

island

The name of the island

area

The surface area of the island, in square kilometer

elevation

Maximum elevation in meters

soil.types

The number of different soil types found on the island

latitude

Midpoint of latitude range in degrees north

dis.from.britain

Distance in kilometers

num.species

Number of observed species

References

M.P. Johnson and D.S. Simberloff (1974). "Environmental Determinants of Island Species Numbers in the British Isles," Journal of Biogeography, Vol. 1, pp. 149-154

E.D. McCoy and E.F. Connor (1976). "Enviromnmental Determinants of Island Species Number in the British Isles: A Reconsideration," Journal of Biogeography, Vol. 3, pp. 381-382.

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