Shasha Forest Reserve (36 mm mesh)
Basic information
Sample name: Shasha Forest Reserve (36 mm mesh)

Reference: A. I. Akinpelu. 2013. Mesh size and bird capture rates in shasha forest reserve, ile-ife, Nigeria. Cameroon Journal of Experimental Biology 9(1):27-33 [ER 744]
Country: Nigeria

Coordinate: 7° 5' N, 4° 30' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: coordinate is midpoint of ranges given in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Protection: forest reserve
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: selective logging
MAT: 25.5
MAP: 2080.0
Habitat comments: "tropical humid high forest.. The four study sites sampled four different vegetation types, with varying degrees of human disturbance, i.e. primary forest, closed-canopy tall trees, gallery forest and degraded secondary regrowth forest"
climate data based on Richards (1939)
Life forms: birds
Sites: 4
Sampling methods: mist nets
Sample size: 584
Years: 2010, 2011
Days: 23
Nets or traps: 8
Net or trap nights: 184
Sampling comments: eight "2 x 2.6m" nets (this might be an error for 12 x 2.6 m)
2190 net hours using 8 nets for 12 hours a day = 182.5 net days and 22.8125 days (rounded to 23)
Sample: 1075
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-08-22 20:05:58
Modified: 2014-08-22 20:05:58
Abundance distribution
93 species
20 singletons
total count 584
extrapolated richness: 122.1
Fisher's α: 31.188
geometric series k: 0.9624
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9780
Shannon's H: 4.1180
Good's u: 0.9658
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Streptopelia semitorquata6176 g frugivore-granivore
Treron australis3229 g frugivore
Turtur brehmeri1116 g granivore
Turtur tympanistria28.6 g granivore-frugivore
Tauraco persa1306 g frugivore
Centropus leucogaster1282 g carnivore
Chrysococcyx caprius1829.3 g insectivore
Chrysococcyx cupreus437.7 g insectivore
Cuculus clamosus2 insectivore
Caprimulgus pectoralis1
Apus apus937.6 g insectivore
Alcedo quadribrachys2134.9 g carnivore
Ceyx lecontei6 insectivore
Ispidina picta23.8 g piscivore
"Ceyx pictus"
Halcyon badia857.9 g carnivore
Merops muelleri522.5 g insectivore
Eurystomus glaucurus6110 g insectivore
Eurystomus gularis796.3 g insectivore
Phoeniculus bollei1154.6 g insectivore
Tockus camurus2111 g insectivore
Tockus fasciatus2278 g frugivore
Tockus hartlaubi16110 g insectivore
Gymnobucco calvus552.6 g frugivore
Gymnobucco peli6
Pogoniulus atroflavus218.5 g omnivore
Pogoniulus bilineatus13.4 g frugivore-insectivore
Pogoniulus scolopaceus6 omnivore
Pogoniulus subsulphureus410.5 g omnivore
Trachyphonus purpuratus376.1 g frugivore-insectivore
Prodotiscus insignis110.4 g insectivore
Campethera caroli31 insectivore
Campethera nivosa1737.8 g insectivore
Mesopicos pyrrhogaster34
Verreauxia africana1
Smithornis rufolateralis1320.5 g insectivore
Pitta angolensis36.8 g insectivore
Dryoscopus senegalensis2
Malaconotus cruentus3 insectivore
Malaconotus multicolor1 insectivore
Prionops caniceps4 insectivore
Oriolus brachyrhynchus4 insectivore
Oriolus nigripennis3 insectivore
Dicrurus atripennis1 insectivore
Coracina azurea246.1 g insectivore
Picathartes gymnocephalus1196 g insectivore
Andropadus gracilis2120.9 g frugivore-insectivore
Andropadus latirostris626.2 g frugivore-insectivore
Andropadus virens15.0 g frugivore-granivore
Baeopogon indicator447.8 g omnivore
Bleda eximius935.7 g
"Bleda eximia"
Bleda syndactylus445.3 g insectivore
"Bleda syndactyla"
Criniger barbatus144.4 g insectivore
Criniger calurus36.7 g insectivore
Nicator chloris349.1 g insectivore
Phyllastrephus icterinus2120.3 g insectivore
Alethe diademata632.6 g insectivore
Cercotrichas leucosticta126.6 g
Neocossyphus poensis253.1 g insectivore
Stiphrornis erythrothorax1115.6 g
Stizorhina fraseri1
Phyllanthus atripennis679.6 g insectivore
Malacocincla fulvescens2
Bathmocercus cerviniventris215.8 g insectivore
Camaroptera chloronota1011.4 g insectivore
Camaroptera superciliaris89.7 g insectivore
Hylia prasina714.1 g insectivore
Macrosphenus concolor113.9 g insectivore
Pholidornis rushiae46.0 g insectivore
Artomyias fuliginosa8
Batis minima510.0 g
Erythrocercus mccalli17.2 g insectivore
Fraseria cinerascens423.1 g insectivore
Fraseria ocreata135.5 g insectivore
Muscicapa caerulescens1817.6 g insectivore
Platysteira blissetti211.0 g insectivore
Platysteira castanea114.3 g
Platysteira tonsa411.5 g
Terpsiphone rufiventer415.1 g insectivore
Trochocercus nitens111.8 g insectivore
Hedydipna collaris72.6 g nectarivore
"Anthreptes collaris"
Anthreptes rectirostris611.3 g insectivore
Cyanomitra cyanolaema1016.8 g
"Nectarinia cyanolaema"
Cyanomitra olivacea132.8 g insectivore-nectarivore
"Nectarinia olivacea"
Cinnyris superbus1416.8 g
"Nectarinia superba"
Malimbus nitens1342.6 g insectivore
Malimbus rubricollis642.2 g frugivore-insectivore
Ploceus albinucha127.2 g insectivore
Ploceus nigricollis727.1 g folivore-insectivore
Ploceus tricolor336.8 g insectivore
Nigrita bicolor1310.5 g omnivore
Nigrita fusconota8 omnivore
Nigrita luteifrons1213.2 g
Spermophaga haematina623.0 g omnivore