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Table 5 Eligibility criteria

From: Effect of anthropogenic light on bird movement, habitat selection, and distribution: a systematic map protocol

  Eligibility criteria Exclusion criteria
Population Any bird species, including domesticated species  
Intervention/exposure Anthropogenic light sources, including, but not limited to, point sources of light, illuminated habitat, and skyglow  
Comparator Same site under different lighting conditions
Nearby site with similar habitat type, anthropogenic activity, migration density (jf applicable) and weather as the treatment site, at the same time of day
Documentation of aggregation, mass landing, mortality, or other bird behaviours near artificial light sources without comparator will be included in the map and categorized as incidental reports
Outcome Bird density, including (but not limited to) radar observations, visual counts and vocalization counts
Bird mortality
Resource consumption (such as crop damage or aquaculture predation)
Behavioural outcomes directly involving movement through space, including (but not limited to) orientation, flight path, flight initiation, diving and foraging
Behaviours known to precede movement: overt reaction distance, alert response (e.g. moving head laterally or vertical, crouching)
Temporal shifts in behaviours involving movement through space or habitat use (e.g. migrating, foraging, reproduction)
Responses that are not conventionally associated with movement (e.g. hormonal responses)
Behavioural responses that do not include movement through space (e.g. preening)
Study design BA, CI, BACI, RCT, time-series, post hoc surveys, or description/anecdote (e.g. documentation of mass mortality event)  
  1. Articles containing eligible studies will be included in the map. Studies must meet one of the eligibility criteria in each category to be included in the map, and studies that meet any of the exclusion criteria will not be included in the map