Finca Caobanal
Basic information
Sample name: Finca Caobanal

Reference: R. B. Siegel and M. V. Centeno. 1996. Neotropical migrants in marginal habitats on a Guatemalan cattle ranch. Wilson Bulletin 108(1):166-170 [ER 916]
Country: Guatemala

Coordinate: 14° 18' N, 90° 47' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "about 30 km southeast of the town of Escuintla" (coordinate based on Escuintla)
"from sea level to approximately 200 m"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 25.0
MAP: 2000.0
Habitat comments: "a working cattle ranch, , , the native vegetation type is subtropical humid forest" but this is now "a mosaic of open pastures separated by hedgerows and artificial canals lined with narrow corridors of secondary growth vegetation and one 250-ha parcel of secondary growth forest" with netting focused on pasture margins, riparian corridors, and the forest parcel
there is "a pronounced dry season between November and April"
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 258
Years: 1995
Sampling comments: "Two to seven black nylon 30 mm mesh nets" were used "for a total of 446 net-h"
Sample: 1377
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-24 20:52:43
Modified: 2015-02-25 07:31:43
Abundance distribution
45 species
19 singletons
total count 258
extrapolated richness: 84.4
Fisher's α: 15.765
geometric series k: 0.9271
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9392
Shannon's H: 3.1556
Good's u: 0.9265
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Columbina talpacoti36.8 g granivore
Columbina passerina11.7 g granivore
Crotophaga sulcirostris187.3 g granivore-insectivore
Amazilia rutila282.3 g nectarivore
Archilochus colubris12.9 g nectarivore
Cholorceryle amazona1
Veniliornis fumigatus136.2 g insectivore
Xiphorhynchus flavigaster27.2 g insectivore
Thamnophilus doliatus15.1 g insectivore
Synallaxis erythrothorax817.1 g insectivore
Pachyramphus aglaiae25.5 g insectivore-frugivore
Myiarchus tuberculifer22.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Empidonax sp.1
Empidonax minimus1110.0 g insectivore
Tolmomyias sulphurescens114.3 g insectivore
Platyrinchus mystaceus19.7 g insectivore
Contopus sp.3
Todirostrum cinereum41.8 g insectivore
Tachycineta albilinea116.7 g insectivore
Hirundo rustica172.1 g insectivore
Stelgidopteryx serripennis33.9 g insectivore
Campylorhynchus rufinucha431.0 g insectivore
Catharus ustulatus430.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Turdus grayi2579.5 g insectivore-frugivore
Vireo bellii18.5 g insectivore
Leiothlypis peregrina1
"Vermivora peregrina"
Mniotilta varia110.9 g insectivore
Setophaga magnolia2
"Dendroica magnolia"
Setophaga petechia22
"Dendroica petechia"
Oporornis tolmiei210.4 g insectivore
Oporornis formosus114.0 g insectivore
Wilsonia citrina110.8 g insectivore
Helmitherus vermivorus1
Seiurus aurocapilla318.8 g insectivore
"Seiurus aurocapillus"
Parkesia noveboracensis10 insectivore
"Seiurus noveboracensis"
Geothlypis trichas162.1 g insectivore
Icteria virens824.4 g insectivore
Setophaga ruticilla18.4 g insectivore
Icterus galbula133.9 g insectivore-frugivore
Thraupis episcopus435.0 g insectivore-frugivore
Passerina ciris1516.1 g granivore-insectivore
Passerina cyanea415.0 g granivore-insectivore
Sporophila torqueola28 granivore
Volatinia jacarina93.2 g granivore
Saltator coerulescens154.9 g insectivore-frugivore