Table 1. Parameter estimates used in simulation model for kereru. Means and standard deviations are based on the range of published values. Only one published estimate for juvenile survival is available.


Parameter Symbol Estimate Mean SD Species Source
Population size N
Population growth rate λ
Adult survival SA 0.96 0.90 0.09 parea Powlesland et al. (1995)
0.83 kereru Clout et al. (1995)
Juvenile survival SJ 0.87 ... ... parea Flux et al. (2001)
Proportion of adults breeding B 0.62 0.79 0.25 kereru Powlesland et al. (2003)
0.91 parea Powlesland et al. (1995)
1.00 parea Powlesland et al. (1995)
0.44 parea Powlesland et al. (1997)
1.00 parea Flux et al. (2001)
Nest success F 0.63 0.67 0.10 kereru Pierce and Graham (1995)
0.75 kereru Powlesland et al. (2003)
0.64 parea Powlesland et al. (1995)
0.65 parea Powlesland et al. (1995)
0.54 parea Powlesland et al. (1995)
0.82 parea Flux et al. (2001)