China Creek Park
Basic information
Sample name: China Creek Park

Reference: E. L. Walther, J. S. Carlson, A. Cornel, B. K. Morris, and R. N. M. Sehgal. 2016. First molecular study of prevalence and diversity of avian haemosporidia in a Central California songbird community. Journal of Ornithology 157:549-564 [ER 2739]
Country: United States
State: California

Coordinate: 36° 44' N, 119° 29' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "a 120-acre (48.5-ha) riparian habitat... approximately 16 miles (25.75 km) east of Fresno" near Centerville
Climate and habitat
Habitat: Mediterranean woodland
Altered habitat: fragment
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 17.0
MAP: 500.0
Habitat comments: a forest fragment based on Google maps
climate data are for the San Juan Experimental Range and are from Tulloss and Cadenasso (2015, Ecosphere)
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 397
Years: 2011 - 2013
Days: 38
Sampling comments: "Sampling took place over 38 trapping days between April 2011 and January 2013, during the months of April, May, June, October, and January... Birds were captured using mist nets" and banded (no other information on sampling methods or effort is given)
Sample: 2909
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-04-22 20:45:23
Modified: 2018-04-22 20:45:23
Abundance distribution
45 species
13 singletons
total count 397
extrapolated richness: 66.2
Fisher's α: 13.054
geometric series k: 0.9101
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9322
Shannon's H: 3.1193
Good's u: 0.9674
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Psaltriparus minimus315.3 g insectivore-granivore
Passerina amoena516.0 g insectivore-granivore
Pheucticus melanocephalus546.1 g insectivore-granivore
Aphelocoma californica2 omnivore
Junco hyemalis11.6 g insectivore-granivore
Melospiza lincolnii2216.6 g insectivore-granivore
Melospiza melodia511.6 g insectivore-granivore
Passerculus sandwichensis11.7 g insectivore
Passerella iliaca62.0 g insectivore-granivore
Pipilo maculatus636.4 g insectivore-granivore
Zonotrichia leucophrys22.0 g insectivore-granivore
Carduelis psaltria22.8 g nectarivore
Carpodacus mexicanus621.4 g granivore
Spinus lawrencei2
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota2021.6 g insectivore
Tachycineta bicolor721.2 g insectivore
Molothrus ater113.4 g insectivore-granivore
Agelaius phoeniceus2165.3 g insectivore-granivore
Setophaga townsendi1 insectivore
"Dendroica townsendi"
Geothlypis tolmiei1
Geothlypis trichas142.1 g insectivore
Leiothlypis celata1
"Oreothlypis celata"
Setophaga coronata2
"Dendroica coronata"
Setophaga petechia3
Wilsonia pusilla102.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Melanerpes formicivorus181.8 g insectivore
Picoides nuttallii138.0 g insectivore
Picoides pubescens12.8 g insectivore
Regulus calendula96.5 g insectivore
Sitta carolinensis121.0 g insectivore
Sturnus vulgaris27.9 g insectivore
Cistothorus palustris12.3 g insectivore
Troglodytes aedon221.8 g insectivore
Catharus guttatus730.1 g insectivore-frugivore
Catharus ustulatus830.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Turdus migratorius278.5 g insectivore-frugivore
Contopus sordidulus513.1 g insectivore
Empidonax difficilis210.7 g
Empidonax hammondii110.6 g insectivore
Empidonax traillii813.1 g insectivore-frugivore
Myiarchus cinerascens1028.2 g insectivore-frugivore
Sayornis nigricans1319.5 g insectivore
Sayornis saya120.9 g
Tyrannus verticalis139.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Vireo gilvus113.4 g insectivore-frugivore