2. Definitions

SRMS The Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme (SRMS), which is a repository for Scotland-wide breeding raptor monitoring data.
SRMS partner One or more of the eight organisations making up the SRMS partnership: British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), Scottish Forestry (FS), Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS), NatureScot[1], Rare Breeding Birds Panel (RBBP), Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Scotland (RSPB Scotland), Scottish Ornithologists’ Club (SOC) & Scottish Raptor Study Group (SRSG).
SRMG The Scottish Raptor Monitoring Group (SRMG) consists of representatives of the eight SRMS partner organisations. The SRMG is chaired by NatureScot and the SRMG meet regularly to oversee the work of the SRMS.
SRMC The Scottish Raptor Monitoring Coordinator (SRMC) is the person employed by SRMG to deliver the work of the SRMS. The SRMC is the initial point of contact for the SRMS (srmc@bto.org).
SRMS data All records entrusted to the SRMS as data custodian and that we make available to others to further raptor conservation.

1NatureScot is the operating name of Scottish Natural Heritage.

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