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Abstract

Describes a system for the rapid and efficient encoding of ornithological field records.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Installation
3. Operation of the abaraw script
4. The input syntax
4.1. Syntax of the day line
4.2. The locality definition line
4.3. The locality back-reference line
4.4. The census line
4.5. A small, complete example file