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Common Standards Monitoring Guidance for Birds 2004


The guidance given here deals with Common Standards Monitoring (CSM) for birds on designated sites, including SSSIs, Special Protection Areas (SPAs) and Ramsar sites. It provides guidance on the identification of attributes, targets and methods of assessment for birds where these are notified or qualifying interest features.

Generic guidance tables are provided for three categories of feature types: aggregations of breeding birds, assemblages of breeding birds, and aggregations of non-breeding birds.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2004·08·01

JNCC (2004) Common Standards Monitoring Guidance for Birds, Version August 2004, JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 1743-8160.

JNCC and the country nature conservation bodies commenced a programme to develop guidance across the range of species, habitat and earth science features which occur on UK protected sites.

Responsible organisation
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC distributor

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2019·08·19

Metadata point of contact
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC

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