St. Catherine's Monastery (spring)
Basic information
Sample name: St. Catherine's Monastery (spring)

Reference: U. N. Safriel and D. Lavee. 1988. Weight changes of cross-desert migrants at an oasis: do energetic considerations alone determine the length of stopover?. Oecologia 76(4):611-619 [ER 725]
Country: Egypt

Coordinate: 28° 33' 37" N, 33° 59' 25" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 20.0
CMT: 12.8
MAP: 23.0
Habitat comments: "bare, rugged and precipitous slopes, and the typical desert vegetation is concentrated along gullies and ravines"
MAP is the mean for two years; CMT and WMT are based on ranges of daily ranges
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: mist nets
Sample size: 756
Years: 1970 - 1972
Days: 206
Sampling comments: there was a "mean of 290 m per netting day" but the actual number of nets is unclear
Sample: 1050
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-08-17 20:12:52
Modified: 2014-08-17 20:12:52
Abundance distribution
33 species
5 singletons
total count 756
extrapolated richness: 40.6
Fisher's α: 7.043
geometric series k: 0.8571
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8824
Shannon's H: 2.4668
Good's u: 0.9934
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.