Cachil Valley
Basic information
Sample name: Cachil Valley
Sample aka: Bosque Cachil

Reference: C. J. Schmitt, D. C. Schmitt, J. Tiravanti, F. Angulo, I. Franke, L. M. Vallejos, L. Pollack, and C. C. Witt. 2013. Avifauna of a relict Podocarpus forest in the Cachil Valley, north-west Peru. Cotinga 35:15-23 [ER 777]
Country: Peru

Coordinate: 7° 24' S, 78° 47' W
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Geography comments: "at the southern border of Cajamarca directly adjacent to La Libertad"
elevation 2200 to 3200 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 16.3
CMT: 14.6
MAP: 895.0
Habitat comments: "semi-humid scrub and forest, as well as a well-preserved humid forest relict"
climate data based on station 84472 (Cajamarca airport), which is at essentially the same elevation
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: mist nets
Sample size: 582
Years: 2010
Net or trap nights: 196
Sampling comments: "Up to 13 mist-nets (12 2 m; 3236 mm mesh diameter) were opened before daylight (usually by 05h00) and closed after dusk (usually after 18h00) daily" for a total of 2544 mist net hours (= approximately 196 mist net days)
Sample: 1121
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-08-29 11:21:43
Modified: 2014-08-29 11:21:43
Abundance distribution
64 species
8 singletons
total count 582
extrapolated richness: 76.3
Fisher's α: 18.349
geometric series k: 0.9376
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9600
Shannon's H: 3.6318
Good's u: 0.9863
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Nothoprocta pentlandii318.4 g insectivore-frugivore
Patagioenas fasciata219.9 g
Leptotila verreauxi decolor311.6 g granivore-frugivore
Megascops koepckeae4
Glaucidium peruanum160.4 g
Colibri coruscans516.7 g nectarivore-insectivore
Heliangelus viola175.4 g
Adelomyia melanogenys maculata582.3 g nectarivore-insectivore
Lesbia nuna143.7 g nectarivore-insectivore
Aglaeactis cupripennis117.6 g
Coeligena iris eva436.9 g
Lafresnaya lafresnayi35.3 g nectarivore-insectivore
Chaetocercus mulsant53.9 g nectarivore-insectivore
Amazilia amazilia leucophoea14.3 g
Picoides fumigatus6 insectivore
Colaptes atricollis378.7 g
Bolborhynchus orbygnesius843.1 g frugivore
Grallaria ruficapilla59.2 g insectivore
Scytalopus unicolor718.5 g
Leptasthenura pileata cajabambae810.3 g
Cranioleuca antisiensis24.3 g
Synallaxis azarae elegantior516.9 g insectivore
Phyllomyias uropygialis19.4 g insectivore
Elaenia albiceps1415.5 g insectivore-frugivore
Mecocerculus stictopterus179.4 g
Mecocerculus leucophrys brunneomarginatus43.4 g insectivore
Anairetes nigrocristatus1
Anairetes flavirostris56.0 g insectivore
Phaeomyias murina inflava110.0 g insectivore
Contopus cinereus311.6 g insectivore
Myiotheretes striaticollis261.2 g insectivore
Ochthoeca jelskii1011.6 g
Ochthoeca piurae3
Ochthoeca leucophrys113.1 g insectivore
Myiarchus tuberculifer52.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Ampelion rubrocristatus1366.3 g frugivore
Cyclarhis gujanensis virenticeps928.8 g insectivore-frugivore
Pygochelidon cyanoleuca cyanoleuca59.7 g insectivore
Troglodytes aedon51.8 g insectivore
Campylorhynchus fasciatus530.0 g
Cinclus leucocephalus leucocephalus144.0 g insectivore
Catharus fuscater633.7 g
Turdus fuscater3143 g insectivore-frugivore
Turdus chiguanco193.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Hemispingus melanotis3116.0 g insectivore
Thlypopsis ornata812.0 g
Thraupis bonariensis636.0 g frugivore-insectivore
Tangara vassorii vassorii2318.0 g frugivore-insectivore
Conirostrum cinereum littorale108.8 g insectivore-frugivore
Diglossa sittoides39.0 g nectarivore
Catamblyrhynchus diadema214.9 g insectivore-frugivore
Catamenia analis912.0 g frugivore
Saltator aurantiirostris239.0 g frugivore
Zonotrichia capensis322.1 g granivore
Arremon assimilis3
Atlapetes latinuchus baroni92.8 g
Atlapetes seebohmi14
Piranga flava337.7 g frugivore-insectivore
Pheucticus chrysogaster655.8 g
Myioborus miniatus109.0 g insectivore
Basileuterus nigricristatus13
Basileuterus trifasciatus59.7 g
Dives warszewiczi273.3 g
Sporagra magellanica16