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Estimating age-dependent survival from age-aggregated ringing data - extending the use of historical records

Jimenez-Munoz, Marina, Cole, Diana J., Freeman, Stephen N., Robinson, Robert A., Baillie, Stephen R., Matechou, Eleni (2019) Estimating age-dependent survival from age-aggregated ringing data - extending the use of historical records. Ecology and Evolution, 9 (2). pp. 769-779. ISSN 2045-7758. (doi:10.1002/ece3.4820)

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Abstract

Bird ring-recovery data have been widely used to estimate demographic parameters

while the total number of birds ringed each year is usually known, historical

model, for which information on age at ringing is required, cannot be used

survival probabilities from such historical data when age at ringing

an extension to the model of Robinson (2010) by estimating the proportion of

a simulation study to examine the performance of the historical data model

models. Simulation studies show that the approach of Robinson (2010)

yields similar parameter estimates to the standard model. Parameter redundancy

to the standard ring-recovery model, in terms of which parameters can be

illustrate the new proposed model using Blackbird and Sandwich Tern data.

estimate the same parameters as the standard model with incomplete data and

in time.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1002/ece3.4820
Uncontrolled keywords: conditional model, identifiability, mark-recovery, parameter redundancy, tag-recovery, Thalasseus sandvicensis, Turdus merula
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science)
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Mathematics Statistics and Actuarial Science
Depositing User: M. Jimenez-Munoz
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2018 15:46 UTC
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2020 04:10 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/69108 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Cole, Diana J.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8109-4832
Matechou, Eleni: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3626-844X
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