Basic information
Sample name: Cumaná

Reference: A. Tarroux, R. McNeil, and P. Legendre. 2003. Influence of rainfall on the composition of a tropical avian assemblage in northeastern Venezuela. Ecotropica 9:15-31 [ER 804]
Country: Venezuela
State: Sucre

Coordinate: 10° 25' N, 64° 11' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "near the city of Cumaná... elevation less than 100 m"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 27.2
CMT: 25.5
MAP: 436.0
Habitat comments: "a seasonal semi-arid climate" with a "dry season from November to April... the vegetation cover [a tropical thorn woodland] was highly disturbed following the recent development of Cumaná's outlying districts in the 1980s and 90s" but sampling predated this interval
climate data based on station 80420 (Cumaná)
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: mist nets
Sample size: 3281
Years: 1965 - 1967
Days: 88
Nets or traps: 9
Net or trap nights: 792
Sampling comments: sampled was during "two consecutive days every two or three weeks, using eight to ten mist-nets simultaneously (3x12 m, 4 shelves, 36-mm mesh)" and was for a "total of 9842 mist-net-hours" over "44 sessions"
Sample: 1151
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-09-04 09:45:54
Modified: 2014-09-04 09:45:54
Abundance distribution
66 species
9 singletons
total count 3281
extrapolated richness: 75.4
Fisher's α: 11.703
geometric series k: 0.9057
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9347
Shannon's H: 3.2785
Good's u: 0.9973
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Claravis mondetoura389.7 g
Columbina minuta35.7 g granivore
Columbina passerina1041.7 g granivore
Leptotila verreauxi311.6 g granivore-frugivore
Scardafella squamata24
Coccyzus melacoryphus845.6 g frugivore-insectivore
Tapera naevia26.7 g carnivore-insectivore
Caprimulgus cayennensis1835.5 g
Nyctidromus albicollis57.9 g insectivore
Amazilia tobaci14 nectarivore-insectivore
Chlorostilbon mellisugus81.3 g nectarivore
Chrysolampis mosquitus463.9 g
Glaucis hirsutus12.0 g nectarivore
"Glaucis hirsuta"
Leucippus fallax1236.0 g
Galbula ruficauda4426.5 g insectivore
Hypnelus ruficollis149.8 g omnivore
Atalotriccus pilaris5 insectivore
Cnemotriccus fuscatus713.6 g insectivore
Cyclarhis gujanensis2828.8 g insectivore-frugivore
Elaenia chiriquensis315.4 g omnivore
Elaenia flavogaster224.8 g insectivore-frugivore
Elaenia parvirostris28513.8 g frugivore-insectivore
Elaenia strepera6119.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Euscarthmus meloryphus426.8 g insectivore
Fluvicola pica112.3 g
Hylophilus flavipes1523.3 g frugivore
Idioptilon margaritaceiventer72
Inezia subflava68.4 g
Legatus leucophaius122.2 g insectivore
Myiarchus cephalotes34.9 g insectivore
Myiarchus ferox127.5 g insectivore
Myiarchus swainsoni1725.1 g insectivore
Myiarchus tyrannulus525.4 g insectivore-frugivore
Myiopagis viridicata552.3 g insectivore
Myiophobus fasciatus199.9 g insectivore
Pachyramphus polychopterus2420.8 g frugivore-insectivore
Phaeomyias murina20810.0 g insectivore
Sublegatus arenarum7312.3 g
Tolmomyias flaviventris5412.2 g insectivore
Chiroxiphia lanceolata1318.5 g frugivore
Synallaxis albescens711.2 g insectivore
Campylorhamphus trochilirostris140.8 g insectivore
"Campilorhamphus trochilirostris"
Dendroplex picus48 insectivore
"Xiphorhynchus picus"
Formicivora grisea952.2 g insectivore
Thamnophilus doliatus445.1 g insectivore
Vireo altiloquus11.5 g
Vireo olivaceus752.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Polioptila plumbea286.1 g insectivore
Turdus leucomelas869.1 g frugivore-insectivore
Turdus nudigenis163.9 g frugivore-insectivore
Mimus gilvus136.8 g insectivore-frugivore
Stelgidopteryx rufficollis5
Arremonops conirostris135.4 g frugivore-insectivore
Coryphospingus pileatus62515.3 g granivore
Sporophila lineola29.8 g granivore
Tiaris bicolor1659.8 g granivore-insectivore
Volatinia jacarina143.2 g granivore
Setophaga striata10
"Dendroica striata"
Parkesia noveboracensis1 insectivore
"Seiurus noveboracensis"
Coereba flaveola1401.3 g frugivore-insectivore
Tachyphonus rufus4134.4 g frugivore-insectivore
Thraupis glaucocolpa4831.6 g frugivore
Cyanocompsa cyanea100
Saltator albicollis1556.8 g
Saltator coerulescens2154.9 g insectivore-frugivore
Icterus nigrogularis2940.2 g