Calling Lake (treatment)
Basic information
Sample name: Calling Lake (treatment)

Reference: C. S. Machtans, M.-A. Villard, and S. J. Hannon. 1996. Use of riparian buffer strips as movement corridors by forest birds. Conservation Biology 10(5):1366-1379 [ER 1224]
Country: Canada
State: Alberta

Coordinate: 55° 15' N, 113° 35' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 0.0
WMT: 16.0
CMT: -20.0
MAP: 424.0
Habitat comments: "in the boreal mixed-wood forest region... The forests... range in age from 90 to over 140 years"
climate data are based on Hogg and Lieffers (1991)
Life forms: birds
Sites: 2
Sampling methods: line transect, mist nets
Sample size: 462
Years: 1993 - 1995
Days: 40
Nets or traps: 16
Net or trap nights: 640
Sampling comments: "Each net lane had eight 12 2m nets (30-mm mesh) strung consecutively" and there were two lanes at different sites; nets were opened "once every 10 days" between "the last week of May" and June and then "once every 5 days" in July and August, i.e., for approximately 4 + 12 = 16 days per year over three years at one site and two at the other
Sample: 1763
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-09-17 17:32:05
Modified: 2015-09-27 17:42:53
Abundance distribution
41 species
11 singletons
total count 462
extrapolated richness: 58.4
Fisher's α: 10.866
geometric series k: 0.8949
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9146
Shannon's H: 2.9230
Good's u: 0.9763
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Sphyrapicus varius1950.3 g insectivore
Picoides villosus12.7 g insectivore
Picoides pubescens22.8 g insectivore
Picoides tridactylus170.1 g
Contopus sordidulus213.1 g insectivore
Empidonax minimus8510.0 g insectivore
Poecile atricapillus910.8 g
"Parus atricapillus"
Troglodytes aedon61.8 g insectivore
Regulus calendula16.5 g insectivore
Turdus migratorius478.5 g insectivore-frugivore
Catharus guttatus930.1 g insectivore-frugivore
Catharus ustulatus2430.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Catharus fuscescens131.9 g insectivore-frugivore
Bombycilla cedrorum930.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Vireo philadelphicus411.5 g insectivore
Vireo olivaceus22.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Vireo gilvus13.4 g insectivore-frugivore
Leiothlypis peregrina4
"Vermivora peregrina"
Setophaga coronata16
"Dendroica coronata"
Setophaga petechia17
"Dendroica petechia"
Oporornis philadelphia2812.0 g insectivore
Oporornis agilis713.3 g insectivore
Wilsonia canadensis610.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Seiurus aurocapilla4018.8 g insectivore
"Seiurus aurocapillus"
Parkesia noveboracensis2 insectivore
"Seiurus noveboracensis"
Geothlypis trichas12.1 g insectivore
Setophaga ruticilla18.4 g insectivore
Pheucticus ludovicianus142.0 g insectivore-frugivore
Ammodramus caudacutus120.7 g
Melospiza melodia171.6 g insectivore-granivore
Spizella passerina712.2 g insectivore-granivore
Junco hyemalis51.6 g insectivore-granivore
Zonotrichia albicollis7424.4 g insectivore-granivore
Melospiza lincolnii1716.6 g insectivore-granivore
Melospiza georgiana2116.1 g insectivore-granivore
Agelaius phoeniceus265.3 g insectivore-granivore
Molothrus ater13.4 g insectivore-granivore
Icterus galbula233.9 g insectivore-frugivore
Piranga ludoviciana928.1 g insectivore-frugivore
Carpodacus purpureus223.3 g granivore
Carduelis pinus112.7 g granivore