amakihi {Distance}R Documentation

Hawaiian amakihi point transect data


Also known as the Common 'Amakihi, a type of Hawaiian honeycreeper


A data.frame with 1487 rows and 12 variables


Example for investigating covariates in the detection function. Note high colinearity between two measures of time since sunrise. Convergence problems can result from models with several factor covariates.


Marques, T.A., L. Thomas, S.G. Fancy and S.T. Buckland. (2007) Improving estimates of bird density using multiple-covariate distance sampling. The Auk 124 (4): 1229–1243. doi: 10.1642/0004-8038(2007)124[1229:IEOBDU]2.0.CO;2

[Package Distance version 1.0.3 Index]