Rio Paraná (cerrado, dry season)
Basic information
Sample name: Rio Paraná (cerrado, dry season)

Reference: A. Piratelli and J. G. Blake. 2006. Bird communities of the southeastern Cerrado region, Brazil. Ornitologia Neotropical 17:213-225 [ER 1163]
Country: Brazil
State: Mato Grosso do Sul

Coordinate: 20° 45' S, 51° 41' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "outside the cities of Brasilândia (21º25’S, 52º03’W), Selvíria (20º36’S, 51º41’W), and Três Lagoas (20º75’S, 51º67’W)" (all three are along the Rio Paraná; coordinate is based on Três Lagoas)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 24.0
CMT: 17.0
MAP: 1400.0
Habitat comments: "distinct dry (May to September) and wet (October to April) seasons... a woodland (5–8 m tall) with close scrub and scattered trees"
climate data are for Tres Lagos and are based on Santos and Ragusa-Netto (2014)
Life forms: birds
Sites: 5
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 126
Years: 1994 - 1996
Seasons: dry
Sampling comments: "From 10 to 16 mist-nets (36- and 61- mm mesh; 12 x 2 m) were alternately spaced along linear transects at each site, and nets typically were operated from 05:30 to 15:00"
counts do include recaptures
Sample: 1690
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-07-07 12:28:23
Modified: 2020-05-29 20:05:20
Abundance distribution
26 species
9 singletons
total count 126
extrapolated richness: 42.5
Fisher's α: 9.940
geometric series k: 0.8821
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9125
Shannon's H: 2.7741
Good's u: 0.9288
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Columbina talpacoti16.8 g granivore
Leptotila rufaxilla1157 g granivore-frugivore
Leptotila verreauxi111.6 g granivore-frugivore
Amazilia fimbriata1 nectarivore
Momotus momota110.6 g carnivore-insectivore
Nystalus maculatus442.0 g insectivore
Nonnula rubecula118.4 g insectivore
Thamnophilus doliatus35.1 g insectivore
Thamnophilus punctatus2319.4 g insectivore
Sittasomus griseicapillus22.6 g insectivore
Lepidocolaptes angustirostris35.6 g insectivore
Elaenia mesoleuca3 insectivore-frugivore
Hemitriccus margaritaceiventer38.4 g insectivore
Cnemotriccus fuscatus1613.6 g insectivore
Casiornis rufa924.8 g insectivore
Myiarchus tyrannulus75.4 g insectivore-frugivore
Cyanocorax chrysops1 omnivore
Turdus amaurochalinus1457.9 g insectivore-frugivore
Turdus leucomelas469.1 g frugivore-insectivore
Cyclarhis gujanensis128.8 g insectivore-frugivore
Vireo chivi2 omnivore
Basileuterus flaveolus113.6 g insectivore
Eucometis penicillata127.0 g insectivore-frugivore
Tachyphonus rufus434.4 g frugivore-insectivore
Arremon flavirostris34.7 g insectivore
Saltator similis643.3 g insectivore-frugivore