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The BirdMAP protocol: bird atlasing in Africa in regions where the observer network is thin

Les G. Underhill & Michael Brooks

...This paper recommends strategies for undertaking bird atlasing in Africa, making use of aspects of the SABAP2 protocol, in such a way that it is compatible with it. We call this protocol the BirdMAP protocol. The key element of compatibility is the five-minute grid system which generates cells known as pentads. ...

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