Umdoni Park
Basic information
Sample name: Umdoni Park

Reference: M. Brown. 2006. Annual and seasonal trends in avifaunal species richness in a coastal lowlands forest reserve in South Africa. Ostrich 77(1 & 2):58-66 [ER 745]
Country: South Africa
State: KwaZulu-Natal

Coordinate: 30° 24' S, 30° 42' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast, 80km south of Durban"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 32.6
CMT: 5.8
MAP: 1000.0
Habitat comments: "predominantly Coastal Lowland Forest, modified in some areas by a golf course or grassland"
there is no nearby climate station at all; climate data are for Durban and are based on Cawthra et al. (2012)
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: mist nets
Sample size: 466
Years: 1999 - 2004
Sampling comments: 12 x 2 m nets (number and sampling intensity entirely unclear)
Sample: 1077
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-08-22 21:07:09
Modified: 2014-08-22 21:07:09
Abundance distribution
44 species
12 singletons
total count 466
extrapolated richness: 64.2
Fisher's α: 11.920
geometric series k: 0.8919
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8668
Shannon's H: 2.6687
Good's u: 0.9743
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Pogoniulus bilineatus53.4 g frugivore-insectivore
Ispidina picta13.8 g piscivore
Gallirex porphyreolophus1
Strix woodfordii1350 g insectivore-carnivore
Caprimulgus europaeus267.0 g
Aplopelia larvata4 granivore-frugivore
Streptopelia capicola1142 g omnivore
Turtur tympanistria58.6 g granivore-frugivore
Dicrurus ludwigii4 insectivore
Trochocercus cyanomelas110.2 g insectivore
Terpsiphone viridis213.8 g insectivore
Dryoscopus cubla3 insectivore
Laniarius ferrugineus3
Telophorus viridis2
Andropadus importunus427.4 g
Chlorocichla flaviventris342.0 g
Phyllastrephus terrestris633.9 g
Zosterops capensis9 insectivore-frugivore
Cisticola fulvicapilla28.6 g
Prinia subflava19.0 g insectivore
Apalis thoracica11.8 g insectivore-frugivore
Camaroptera brachyura241.6 g insectivore
Turdus olivaceus48.1 g omnivore
Muscicapa adusta110.4 g insectivore
Muscicapa caerulescens517.6 g insectivore
Pogonocichla stellata218.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Cercotrichas leucophrys217.0 g insectivore
Cossypha natalensis3934.1 g
Cercotrichas signata2738.2 g
Lamprotornis corruscus2
Cyanomitra olivacea302.8 g insectivore-nectarivore
Cyanomitra veroxii711.5 g
Chalcomitra amethystina114.7 g nectarivore
Hedydipna collaris112.6 g nectarivore
Ploceus cucullatus93.3 g granivore
Ploceus bicolor26.0 g omnivore
Mandingoa nitidula19.6 g granivore-insectivore
Estrilda perreini177.4 g
Lagonosticta rubricata13.2 g granivore
Lonchura cucullata1373.0 g granivore
"Spermestes cucullatus"
Lonchura bicolor749.9 g frugivore-insectivore
"Spermestes bicolor"
Vidua macroura416.0 g granivore
Vidua funerea414.9 g
Crithagra mozambicus1