Los Amigos Conservation Concession (2006)
Basic information
Sample name: Los Amigos Conservation Concession (2006)

Reference: M. W. Tobler, S. E. Carrillo-Percastegui, R. Leite Pitman, R. Mares, and G. Powell. 2008. An evaluation of camera traps for inventorying large and medium-sized terrestrial rainforest mammals. Animal Conservation 11(3):169-178 [ER 1703]
Country: Peru

Coordinate: 12° 33' 0" S, 70° 5' 30" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "About two-thirds of the study site were within the Los Amigos Conservation Concession... a 1400 km2 privately managed protected area, with the remainder falling within two active logging concessions"
coordinate is the midpoint of ranges stated in the text
elevation 250 to 320 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Protection: other protected area
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 24.0
MAP: 3000.0
Habitat comments: "mostly primary lowland Amazonian moist forest" with cameras placed "in terra firme and floodplain forests only"
there is "a marked dry season from June to September and a rainy season during the months of November through February"
MAP 2500 to 3500
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, other large mammals, other small mammals, birds
Site area: 5000.000
Sampling methods: quadrat, automatic cameras
Sample size: 725
Years: 2006
Days: 60
Seasons: dry, wet or monsoon
Nets or traps: 39
Net or trap nights: 2340
Camera type: analog
Cameras paired: yes
Sampling comments: the survey was carried out "from 16 August to 15 October 2006... at the end of the dry season and the beginning of the rainy season"; the 39 "camera stations were set out in a 2 km grid along the study site’s trail system... covering an area of c. 50 km2... Each camera station included paired cameras facing one another on respective sides of a trail... We used Deercam... passive infrared cameras... Cameras were operating 24h a day and were checked every 5 days to replace film and batteries if necessary"
Sample: 1895
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-09 16:16:53
Modified: 2018-06-30 21:18:29
Abundance distribution
31 species
3 singletons
total count 725
extrapolated richness: 34.7
Fisher's α: 6.580
geometric series k: 0.8481
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9093
Shannon's H: 2.7875
Good's u: 0.9959
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.