Hill Bank
Basic information
Sample name: Hill Bank

Reference: A. A. Whitman, J. M. Hagan III, and N. V. L. Brokaw. 1997. A comparison of two bird survey techniques in a subtropical forest. Condor 99(4):955-965 [ER 1233]
Country: Belize

Coordinate: 17° 36' N, 88° 42' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "Orange Walk District, northern Belize, in the Rio Bravo Conservation and Management Area"
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: selective logging
MAT: 27.0
MAP: 1500.0
Habitat comments: "upland evergreen, broadleaf forest... disturbed by occasional hurricanes, past deforestation by Maya during the period 0-1, 000 AD, and low-intensity selective logging since the early 1800s"
"subtropical moist... 10% of the rain" falls from "January to May"
MAP stated in the text; MAT is based on Phillips and Hatten (2012, Boletin SAO)
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 620
Years: 1993
Days: 180
Seasons: dry
Nets or traps: 3
Net or trap nights: 540
Sampling comments: "Three mist nets (2.6 x 12 m, 36-mm mesh) were used" at each of 60 points and were opened for 5 hours a day, and six points were sampled "each day... for three consecutive days"
Sample: 1777
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-09-20 09:58:51
Modified: 2015-09-27 18:23:04
Abundance distribution
58 species
15 singletons
total count 620
extrapolated richness: 79.3
Fisher's α: 15.661
geometric series k: 0.9365
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9601
Shannon's H: 3.4862
Good's u: 0.9758
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Ortalis vetula1584 g granivore-frugivore
Leptotila plumbeiceps2170 g
Geotrygon montana135.2 g granivore-frugivore
Ciccaba virgata1240 g carnivore
Phaethornis superciliosus56.3 g nectarivore-insectivore
Phaethornis longuemareus13.0 g nectarivore-insectivore
Campylopterus curvipennis56.0 g
Amazilia candida2 nectarivore
Amazilia tzacatl22.1 g nectarivore-insectivore
Hylomanes momotula529.3 g insectivore
Malacoptila panamensis442.6 g insectivore
Pteroglossus torquatus113.3 g granivore-frugivore
Veniliornis fumigatus136.2 g insectivore
Xenops minutus1310.6 g frugivore-insectivore
Sclerurus guatemalensis234.7 g insectivore
Dendrocincla anabatina4237.4 g insectivore
Dendrocincla homochroa356.1 g insectivore
Sittasomus griseicapillus172.6 g insectivore
Glyphorynchus spirurus814.6 g insectivore
Dendrocolaptes certhia668.7 g insectivore
Xiphorhynchus flavigaster177.2 g insectivore
Microrhopias quixensis17.9 g insectivore
Formicarius analis1062.2 g insectivore
Myiopagis viridicata12.3 g insectivore
Mionectes oleagineus222.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Leptopogon amaurocephalus111.7 g insectivore-frugivore
Oncostoma cinereigulare16.4 g insectivore
Rhynchocyclus brevirostris324.3 g insectivore
Platyrinchus cancrominus389.2 g insectivore
Onychorhynchus coronatus214.0 g insectivore
Terenotriccus erythrurus157.4 g insectivore
Myiobius sulphureipygius1711.9 g insectivore
Empidonax flaviventris111.8 g insectivore
Attila spadiceus639.1 g insectivore
Schiffornis turdina4031.7 g insectivore
"Schiffornis turdinus"
Manacus candei418.8 g frugivore
Pipra mentalis2715.0 g frugivore
Thryothorus maculipectus416.2 g insectivore
Uropsila leucogastra19.6 g insectivore
Henicorhina leucosticta3314.8 g insectivore
Ramphocaenus melanurus19.7 g frugivore-insectivore
Hylocichla mustelina4047.8 g insectivore-frugivore
Turdus grayi279.5 g insectivore-frugivore
Dumetella carolinensis2435.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Hylophilus ochraceiceps1411.6 g insectivore
Mniotilta varia610.9 g insectivore
Helmitheros vermivorum413.2 g insectivore
"Helmitheros vermivorus"
Seiurus aurocapilla618.8 g insectivore
"Seiurus aurocapillus"
Parkesia noveboracensis6 insectivore
"Seiurus noveboracensis"
Oporornis formosus3514.0 g insectivore
Wilsonia citrina2110.8 g insectivore
Eucometis penicillata627.0 g insectivore-frugivore
Habia rubica534.0 g insectivore-frugivore
Habia fuscicauda296.1 g insectivore-frugivore
Cyanocompsa cyanoides832.5 g frugivore-insectivore
Cyanocompsa parellina116.1 g granivore
Passerina cyanea115.0 g granivore-insectivore
Arremonops chloronotus127.4 g