Rocky River
Basic information
Sample name: Rocky River

Reference: D. Muñoz, J. Kapfer, and C. Olfenbuttel. 2014. Do available products to mask human scent influence camera trap survey results?. Wildlife Biology 20(4):246-252 [ER 1725]
Country: United States
State: North Carolina

Coordinate: 35.70° N, -79.27° W
Basis of coordinate: based on political unit
Geography comments: "16.2 ha of privately owned land"
coordinate is based on Chatham County
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 16.0
MAP: 1010.0
Habitat comments: "oak–hickory forest... mostly uninhabited with only scattered agriculture close by"
climate data are for the Duke Forest and are from Caldwell (1969, Am Midl Nat)
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals
Site area: 12.900
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 3354
Years: 2011, 2012
Days: 210
Nets or traps: 8
Camera type: unclear
Cameras paired: no
Sampling comments: "We randomly applied one of two treatments, ‘scent unmasked’ or ‘scent masked’ , to each of the eight cameras... Camera traps were placed semi-randomly" within the site; the study "ran from September 2011 to the beginning of March 2012, with each camera simultaneously in operation for 210 trap-nights"
Sample: 1923
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-13 20:50:47
Modified: 2016-12-14 21:40:56
Abundance distribution
10 species
1 singleton
total count 3354
extrapolated richness: 11.4
Fisher's α: 1.269
geometric series k: 0.4461
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6895
Shannon's H: 1.3020
Good's u: 0.9997
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Canis latrans912 kg carnivore-insectivore
Castor canadensis311 kg
Didelphis virginiana2512.2 kg insectivore-carnivore
Lynx rufus19.0 kg carnivore
Mephitis mephitis21.5 kg carnivore-insectivore
Odocoileus virginianus97175 kg herbivore
Procyon lotor6685.5 kg carnivore-granivore
Sciurus carolinensis1428519 g frugivore
Sylvilagus floridanus161.1 kg herbivore
Urocyon cinereoargenteus54.1 kg frugivore-carnivore