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  • UrBioNet has been established to develop a network that brings together researchers, practitioners, and students with an interest in biodiversity in cities. The network provides a forum for discussion, data sharing, and collaboration on topics relevant to urban biodiversity research, management, design, and planning.--UrBioNet website (viewed March 6, 2018)

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  • Bird data : India, Kolkata 

    Sen, Sumit K (, 2011)
    Birds of India provides information on Indian birds and on birding in India. Launched as 'Birds of Kolkata' in 2001, it is a birding resource containing images, checklists, trip reports, hotspots & much more. The site is ...
  • Bird data - New Zealand, Dunedin 

    van Heezik, Yolanda; Smyth, Amber; Mathieu, Renaud (Landscape and Urban Planning, 2008)
    Few urban studies of avian diversity discriminate between native and exotic species, although highly modified urban environments typically support significant numbers of non-native species. High overall diversity may mask ...
  • Bird data : Canada, Ottawa 

    Breeding Bird Count, Ottawa (Ottawa Breeding Bird Count, 2011)
    We have only a basic understanding of how urban development affects native bird populations. Citizens, planners, and developers will all benefit from having access to rigorously collected and quantified baseline observations. ...
  • Effects of socioeconomics on European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) abundance in Baltimore, Maryland 

    Denison, Chandler (MOspace, 2010)
    This study predicted avian species using the social area analysis approach, and census tract block group variables. By using European Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) as a focal species, I wished to determine what socioeconomic ...
  • Bird data : Germany, Berlin 

    Witt, K. (2018)
  • Bird data : Netherlands, Alkmarr 

    Smit, H.; Roobeek, C. F.; Damm, T. (2018)
  • Bird data : Argentina, Mar del Plata 

    Leveu, Carlos M.; Leveu, Lucas M. (2005)
  • Bee data : Canada, Vancouver 

    Tommasi, Desiree (2004)
    Conducted a pilot study consisting of informal collections across the Vancouver metropolitan area from April to September of 2000. The primary study was conducted from March to August 2001, cut into five seasons: late ...
  • Bat data : Australia, Sydney 

    Threlfall, Caragh G.; Law, Bradley; Banks, Peter B. (2015)
    Bat activity was sampled using the same study design as Threlfall et al. (2011), in 29 randomly selected replicate 5 5 km 'landscapes'. Landscapes were categorized based on the average level of urbanization and vegetation ...
  • Bat data : Brazil, Itabira 

    Silva, Ricardo; Perini, Fernando Araújo; Oliveira, Wagner Rodrigo de (2005)
    Each site was surveyed monthly from September 2004 through August 2005, between 18:00h to 1:00, totalizing thirty-six nights and 252 hours of capture. The bats were captured using four mist nets (9 m x 2.5 m), totalizing ...
  • Bat data : Michigan, Detroit 

    Kurta, Alan; Teramino, Joseph A. (2014)
    Mist-netting was the survey technique over ultrasound-sensing because netting allowed for the elimination of repeat captures, which was required for statistical independence, and allowed for the determination of age ratios, ...
  • Bat data : Czech Republic, Brno 

    Gaisler, J. (1997)
    Four bat detectors were used, D-980 Pettersson, SKYE, and 2 QMC Mini. We made acoustic recordings of bats within the town of Brno, Czech Republic (230 km2, 350,000 inhabitants), from March till October 1993. The same habitat ...
  • Bat data : Australia, Adelaide City 

    Scanlon, Annette T.; Petit, Sophie (2015)
    Used echolocation call detectors (n = 378 detector-nights from November 2005 to October 2006) to assess bat activity among different sites in the Adelaide City parklands, temporal variations in activity (hourly, nightly, ...
  • Plant data : Germany, Halle (Saale) 

    Stolle, J.; Klotz, S. (2004)
    All spontaneous species in the city of Halle (Saale) were mapped within several years by J. Stolle and S. Klotz; added by information on species sighted within the city by other botanists and added by herbarium data.
  • Bee data : Arizona, Phoenix 

    Macintyre, Nancy E.; Hostetler, Mark E. (2000)
    Bees were collected with water traps. Two pairs of bowls were set out per site,with members within a pair separated by 20 cm and pairs separated by 5 ill. Collected a total of 256 samples. Unscented liquid soap was used ...