Nyeri County
Basic information
Sample name: Nyeri County

Reference: C. Smith, D. Barton, M. D. Johnson, C. Wendt, M. C. Milligan, P. Njoroge, and P. Gichuki. 2015. Bird communities in sun and shade coffee farms in Kenya. Global Ecology and Conservation 4:479-490 [ER 2750]
Country: Kenya

Coordinate: 0° 25' S, 36° 57' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "a total of 21 sites located on five individual farms"
based on satellite photos and Fig. 1, the sites are within a few km north of the city of Nyeri (basis of coordinate)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: plantation
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 18.0
MAP: 1450.0
Habitat comments: "shade and sun coffee farm plantations" and specifically "11 sun sites (on four different farms) and 10 shade sites (on three separate farms)"
climate data are for the Tegu inland valley in the Nyeri District and are from Böhme et al. (2016, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth)
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: line transect, mist nets
Sample size: 2026
Net or trap nights: 715
Sampling comments: "Each site was sampled for three consecutive days, roughly from
06:00 to 10:00, depending on weather" and there were "2861 net hours" (suggesting 715 net days)
"nets "consisted of two lanes (100 m apart) each with four (2012-2013) or six nets (2013-2015)"
Sample: 2934
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-04-26 20:55:56
Modified: 2018-04-26 20:55:56
Abundance distribution
83 species
15 singletons
total count 2026
extrapolated richness: 101.3
Fisher's α: 17.419
geometric series k: 0.9360
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9547
Shannon's H: 3.5237
Good's u: 0.9926
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Serinus citrinelloides803.6 g granivore
Muscicapa adusta210.4 g insectivore
Lagonosticta rubricata103.2 g granivore
Anaplectes rubriceps223.6 g granivore
Treron calva1218 g frugivore
Terpsiphone viridis713.8 g insectivore
Chloropeta natalensis211.7 g insectivore
Chalcomitra amethystina1014.7 g nectarivore
"Nectarinia amethystina"
Ploceus baglafecht12431.6 g insectivore
Lonchura bicolor609.9 g frugivore-insectivore
Tchagra senegalus4 insectivore
Ploceus melanocephalus175.4 g omnivore
Psalidoprocne holomelas211.2 g insectivore
Sylvia atricapilla4116.7 g frugivore-insectivore
Serinus sulphuratus627.9 g granivore
Lonchura cucullata583.0 g granivore
"Lonchura cucullatus"
Nectarinia kilimensis2016.7 g nectarivore
Tchagra australis3 insectivore
Parisoma lugens114.9 g insectivore
Cossypha caffra3328.5 g insectivore-frugivore
Passer eminibey113.4 g granivore
Batis molitor411.2 g insectivore
Merops oreobates726.1 g insectivore
Hedydipna collaris272.6 g nectarivore
"Anthreptes collaris"
Pycnonotus barbatus1635.1 g frugivore-insectivore
Lanius collaris35 insectivore
Estrilda astrild192.0 g granivore
Sylvia communis415.1 g insectivore
Estrilda rhodopyga37.7 g granivore
Turtur chalcospilos460.6 g granivore
Emberiza flaviventris2518.8 g omnivore
Cyanomitra verticalis215.2 g insectivore-nectarivore
"Nectarinia verticalis"
Camaroptera brachyura41.6 g insectivore
Eminia lepida120.2 g insectivore
Passer griseus41.9 g granivore
Turdoides hindei167.6 g insectivore
Ploceus xanthops1844.3 g omnivore
Indicator minor128.2 g insectivore
Ploceus intermedius721.4 g omnivore
Cinnyris mariquensis112.3 g omnivore
"Nectarinia mariquensis"
Acrocephalus palustris111.5 g insectivore
Zosterops poliogaster16511.0 g omnivore
Phyllastrephus strepitans127.1 g insectivore
Hippolais pallida69.0 g insectivore
Turdus olivaceus798.1 g omnivore
Bradornis pallidus2123.6 g insectivore
Uraeginthus ianthinogaster1014.1 g granivore
Cisticola chiniana1618.1 g insectivore
Lagonosticta senegala112.2 g granivore
Quelea quelea319.1 g granivore
Uraeginthus bengalus599.9 g granivore
Euplectes ardens574.8 g granivore
Cisticola erythrops415.7 g insectivore
Tricholaema diademata130.6 g frugivore
Jynx ruficollis446.4 g insectivore
Turdoides rubiginosus240.6 g insectivore
Mirafra africana17.2 g insectivore
Passer rufocinctus2627.8 g granivore
Cossypha semirufa427.3 g insectivore
Chalcomitra senegalensis32.4 g insectivore-nectarivore
"Nectarinia senegalensis"
Cisticola brachypterus31.9 g insectivore
Cisticola cantans811.7 g insectivore
Colius striatus2451.1 g frugivore
Ploceus ocularis525.2 g insectivore
Ploceus spekei10438.3 g omnivore
Serinus striolatus22622.4 g granivore
Turtur tympanistria18.6 g granivore-frugivore
Prinia subflava79.0 g insectivore
Serinus burtoni130.5 g omnivore
Anthus trivialis6021.7 g insectivore
Cinnyris venustus942.5 g nectarivore
"Nectarinia venustus"
Melaniparus albiventris1521.2 g insectivore
"Parus albiventris"
Cercotrichas leucophrys117.0 g insectivore
Melaenornis fischeri2823.8 g insectivore
Pogonocichla stellata118.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Phylloscopus trochilus478.7 g insectivore
Euplectes capensis4632.9 g omnivore
Apalis flavida68.5 g insectivore
Serinus canicollis815.2 g granivore
Serinus reichenowi1710.9 g granivore
Pogoniulus bilineatus33.4 g frugivore-insectivore
Motacilla flava272.1 g carnivore
Andropadus latirostris626.2 g frugivore-insectivore