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Site-selection bias can drive apparent population declines in long-term studies

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RT @eastonrwhite: Recent collaboration with @StephenBHeard and @RallidaeRule on site-selection bias in population trends is still in review…
RT @eastonrwhite: Recent collaboration with @StephenBHeard and @RallidaeRule on site-selection bias in population trends is still in review…
Recent collaboration with @StephenBHeard and @RallidaeRule on site-selection bias in population trends is still in review, but you can read a new version of the #preprint here https://t.co/6rjAhjaxpj https://t.co/X3x965uDOy
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Site-selection bias can drive apparent population declines in long-term studies https://t.co/Uucf57fl8s https://t.co/YroUxlVhSA
Too excited to wait for the paper to come out? You don't have to as it is already available as a #preprint https://t.co/ltv1041NQf https://t.co/UNgEzuhJ5n
RT @btorobrob: A great demonstration of why you need to be careful selecting population monitoring sites https://t.co/vhnC0FG3wQ Random sam…
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RT @btorobrob: A great demonstration of why you need to be careful selecting population monitoring sites https://t.co/vhnC0FG3wQ Random sam…
RT @StephenBHeard: And a preprint, extending that to simulations and data with the help of my thoroughly excellent collaborators @RallidaeR…
RT @StephenBHeard: And a preprint, extending that to simulations and data with the help of my thoroughly excellent collaborators @RallidaeR…
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RT @StephenBHeard: And a preprint, extending that to simulations and data with the help of my thoroughly excellent collaborators @RallidaeR…
RT @StephenBHeard: And a preprint, extending that to simulations and data with the help of my thoroughly excellent collaborators @RallidaeR…
RT @StephenBHeard: And a preprint, extending that to simulations and data with the help of my thoroughly excellent collaborators @RallidaeR…
RT @StephenBHeard: And a preprint, extending that to simulations and data with the help of my thoroughly excellent collaborators @RallidaeR…
And a preprint, extending that to simulations and data with the help of my thoroughly excellent collaborators @RallidaeRule and @eastonrwhite: https://t.co/bgkkV2n5Jl. (Coming some day to a journal near you.)
RT @btorobrob: A great demonstration of why you need to be careful selecting population monitoring sites https://t.co/vhnC0FG3wQ Random sam…
RT @btorobrob: A great demonstration of why you need to be careful selecting population monitoring sites https://t.co/vhnC0FG3wQ Random sam…
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RT @btorobrob: A great demonstration of why you need to be careful selecting population monitoring sites https://t.co/vhnC0FG3wQ Random sam…
A great demonstration of why you need to be careful selecting population monitoring sites https://t.co/vhnC0FG3wQ Random sampling designs (if possible) like @BBS_birds are best for accurately detecting changes #CitizenScience #ornithology
RT @RallidaeRule: My second ever preprint is live! Site-selection bias can drive apparent population declines in long-term studies Wi…
RT @RallidaeRule: My second ever preprint is live! Site-selection bias can drive apparent population declines in long-term studies Wi…
RT @RallidaeRule: My second ever preprint is live! Site-selection bias can drive apparent population declines in long-term studies Wi…
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RT @RallidaeRule: My second ever preprint is live! Site-selection bias can drive apparent population declines in long-term studies Wi…
RT @RallidaeRule: My second ever preprint is live! Site-selection bias can drive apparent population declines in long-term studies Wi…
RT @RallidaeRule: My second ever preprint is live! Site-selection bias can drive apparent population declines in long-term studies Wi…
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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Auriel M.V. Fournier conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Easton R. White conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Stephen B. Heard conceived and designed the experiments, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

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We plan to deposit all data and code to FigShare after publication.

Funding

This research was funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Discovery Grant to SBH. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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