La Selva Biological Station (gap)
Basic information
Sample name: La Selva Biological Station (gap)

Reference: D. J. Levey. 1988. Tropical wet forest treefall gaps and distributions of understory birds and plants. Ecology 69(4):1076-1089 [ER 724]
Country: Costa Rica

Coordinate: 10° 26' N, 83° 59' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.0
MAP: 4260.0
Habitat comments: "Tropical Wet Forest and Tropical Premontane Wet Forest, warm transition"
climate data based on Kennedy and Horn (2008)
Life forms: birds
Sites: 13
Sampling methods: mist nets
Sample size: 997
Years: 1982, 1983
Days: 48
Nets or traps: 25
Net or trap nights: 1200
Sampling comments: 25 2.6 x 12 m nets in "13 intact gaps" that were sampled for "4 d each month over a 12-mo period"
Sample: 1047
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-08-17 17:10:11
Modified: 2014-08-17 17:32:14
Abundance distribution
77 species
19 singletons
total count 997
extrapolated richness: 104.5
Fisher's α: 19.467
geometric series k: 0.9358
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9428
Shannon's H: 3.4172
Good's u: 0.9810
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Leucopternis semiplumbea1 carnivore
Micrastur mirandollei1549 g carnivore
Amazilia amabilis1 nectarivore-insectivore
Chalybura urochrysia186.8 g nectarivore-insectivore
Eutoxeres aquila110.6 g nectarivore-insectivore
Florisuga mellivora17.4 g nectarivore-insectivore
Glaucis aenea6 nectarivore-insectivore
Phaethornis superciliosus676.3 g nectarivore-insectivore
Phaethornis longuemareus93.0 g nectarivore-insectivore
Thalurania colombica244.5 g nectarivore-insectivore
Threnetes ruckeri125.2 g nectarivore-insectivore
Baryphthengus ruficapillus211.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Chloroceryle aenea13.6 g piscivore
Pteroglossus torquatus213.3 g granivore-frugivore
Ramphastos sulfuratus120.7 g granivore-frugivore
Automolus ochrolaemus240.2 g insectivore
Hyloctistes subulatus128.8 g insectivore
Sclerurus guatemalensis134.7 g insectivore
Xenops minutus310.6 g frugivore-insectivore
Dendrocolaptes certhia468.7 g insectivore
Dendrocincla fuliginosa638.7 g insectivore
Glyphorhynchus spirurus90 frugivore-insectivore
Xiphorhynchus erythropygius246.8 g insectivore
Dysithamnus striaticeps212.0 g
Gymnopithys leucaspis414.9 g insectivore
Hylophylax naevioides717.8 g insectivore
Myrmeciza exsul2026.5 g insectivore
Myrmotherula axillaris142.8 g frugivore-insectivore
Myrmotherula fulviventris1510.4 g insectivore
Phaenostictus mcleannani1551.1 g insectivore
Formicarius analis962.2 g insectivore
Mionectes oleagineus832.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Mionectes olivaceus43.8 g frugivore-insectivore
Mylornis atricapillus1
Rhynchocyclus brevirostris724.3 g insectivore
Terenotriccus erythrurus47.4 g insectivore
Onychorhynchus coronatus214.0 g insectivore
Attila spadiceus239.1 g insectivore
Corapipo leucorrhoa4410.7 g frugivore
Manacus candei3118.8 g frugivore
Pipra mentalis15515.0 g frugivore
Cyphorhinus phaeocephalus324.6 g insectivore
Henicorhina leucosticta2014.8 g insectivore
Microcerculus philomela618.6 g insectivore
Thryothorus nigricapillus523.9 g insectivore
Thryothorus thoracicus317.6 g
Microbates cinereiventris1011.9 g insectivore
Ramphocaenus melanurus19.7 g frugivore-insectivore
Catharus fuscescens131.9 g insectivore-frugivore
Catharus minimus432.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Catharus ustulatus3930.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Hylocichla mustelina447.8 g insectivore-frugivore
Myadestes melanops632.1 g
Turdus obsoletus774.8 g frugivore-insectivore
Hylophilus ochraceiceps811.6 g insectivore
Vireo olivaceus12.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Phaeothlypis fulvicauda4 insectivore
Oporornis formosus214.0 g insectivore
Parkesia noveboracensis2 insectivore
"Seiurus noveboracensis"
Wilsonia canadensis110.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Chlorophanes spiza119.0 g frugivore
Chlorothraupis carmioli96.0 g insectivore-frugivore
Euphonia gouldi3114.0 g frugivore
Mitrospingus cassinii440.4 g frugivore-insectivore
Piranga rubra15.5 g insectivore-frugivore
Ramphocelus passerinii632.0 g frugivore-insectivore
Tachyphonus delatrii4618.0 g frugivore-insectivore
Tachyphonus luctuosus313.0 g insectivore-frugivore
Tachyphonus rufus134.4 g frugivore-insectivore
Tangara icterocephala122.0 g
Caryothraustes poliogaster341.8 g frugivore-insectivore
Cyanocompsa cyanoides1032.5 g frugivore-insectivore
Saltator maximus246.2 g frugivore-folivore
Arremon aurantiirostris1734.5 g frugivore-insectivore
Oryzoborus funereus912.3 g granivore
Sporophila corvina133.1 g
"Sporophila aurita"
Cacicus uropygialis169.3 g frugivore-insectivore