A comparison of density estimation methods for monitoring marked and unmarked animal populations

Joshua Twining, Ben Augustine, David Tosh, Denise O'Meara, Claire McFarlane, Marina Reyne, Sarah Helyar & Ian Montgomery
These data were generated to compare different methods of estimating population density from marked and unmarked animal populations. We compare conventional live trapping with two more modern, non-invasive field methods of population estimation: genetic fingerprinting from hair-tube sampling and camera trapping for the European pine marten (Martes martes). We used arrays of camera traps, live traps, and hair tubes to collect the relevant data in the Ring of Gullion in Northern Ireland. We apply marked...
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