Basic information
Sample name: Balmoral

Reference: M. A. Peirce. 1984. Haematozoa of Zambian birds. I. General survey. Journal of Natural History 18:105-122 [ER 2758]
Country: Zambia

Coordinate: 15° 33' S, 28° 12' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "some 25 km south-west of Lusaka"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "an area of miombo (Brachystegia) woodland... Most mist-netting was done in and around the author's gaden but an additional site was located some 3 km east in a ripartian area"
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 636
Years: 1980 - 1982
Sampling comments: "All birds were caught in mist-nets and... ringed... The total represents individual birds examined and not the actual number of examinations from re-trapping"
Sample: 2944
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-05-06 11:14:49
Modified: 2018-05-06 13:15:47
Abundance distribution
99 species
40 singletons
total count 636
extrapolated richness: 177.8
Fisher's α: 32.851
geometric series k: 0.9592
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9582
Shannon's H: 3.7474
Good's u: 0.9372
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Accipiter ovampensis1195 g
Accipiter badius1122 g carnivore
Micronisus gabar1
"Melierax gabar"
Numida meleagris11.3 kg omnivore
Streptopelia capicola1142 g omnivore
Turtur chalcospilos760.6 g granivore
Chrysococcyx klaas126.2 g insectivore
Chrysococcyx cupreus137.7 g insectivore
Caprimulgus europaeus367.0 g
Macrodipteryx vexillarius167.7 g
Halcyon chelicuti1 insectivore
Halcyon leucocephala341.8 g insectivore
Merops pusillus115.1 g insectivore
Coracias caudatus1110 g
"Coracias caudata"
Lybius torquatus151.7 g
Pogoniulus chrysoconus110.8 g frugivore-insectivore
Indicator indicator250.4 g insectivore
Indicator minor228.2 g insectivore
Dendropicos fuscescens226.0 g insectivore
Delichon urbicum114.5 g insectivore
"Delichon urbica"
Dicrurus adsimilis6 insectivore
Oriolus oriolus1 insectivore
Melaniparus griseiventris515.5 g
"Parus griseiventris"
Melaniparus niger321.5 g
"Parus niger"
Melaniparus leucomelas116.1 g
"Parus leucomelas"
Melaniparus rufiventris318.2 g
"Parus rufiventris"
Salpornis spilonota3
Campephaga phoenicea327.1 g insectivore
Pycnonotus barbatus naumanni145.1 g frugivore-insectivore
Phyllastrephus cerviniventris527.0 g
Phyllastrephus cabanisi137.1 g insectivore
Cercomela familiaris84.1 g
Monticola angolensis344.4 g
Cercotrichas leucophrys117.0 g insectivore
"Erythropygia leucophrys"
Cossypha natalensis134.1 g
Cossypha heuglini437.5 g omnivore
Turdus libonyana7
Locustella fluviatilis116.1 g
Acrocephalus schoenobaenus13.5 g insectivore
Acrocephalus palustris111.5 g insectivore
Acrocephalus scirpaceus112.3 g insectivore
Hippolais icterina113.2 g insectivore
Sylvia borin618.2 g frugivore-insectivore
Phylloscopus trochilus168.7 g insectivore
Prinia subflava69.0 g insectivore
Camaroptera brevicaudata sharpei7 insectivore
"Camaroptera brachyura sharpei"
Eremomela scotops18.8 g
Sylvietta ruficapilla111.1 g
Sylvietta whytii69.9 g insectivore
Cisticola erythrops315.7 g insectivore
Cisticola chiniana118.1 g insectivore
Cisticola fulvicapilla48.6 g
Muscicapa striata915.9 g insectivore
Muscicapa caerulescens517.6 g insectivore
Melaenornis pammelaina530.2 g
Bradornis pallidus923.6 g insectivore
Batis molitor711.2 g insectivore
Terpsiphone viridis713.8 g insectivore
Dryoscopus cubla11 insectivore
Tchagra australis2 insectivore
Tchagra senegalus6 insectivore
"Tchagra senegala"
Laniarius ferrugineus1
Malaconotus blanchoti1 insectivore
Anthus novaeseelandiae12.2 g insectivore
Anthus leucophrys25.2 g insectivore
Anthus similis1525.3 g insectivore
Cinnyricinclus leucogaster244.0 g omnivore
Anthreptes longuemarei211.8 g
Cyanomitra olivacea12.8 g insectivore-nectarivore
"Nectarinia olivacea"
Chalcomitra amethystina2114.7 g nectarivore
"Nectarinia amethystina"
Chalcomitra senegalensis152.4 g insectivore-nectarivore
"Nectarinia senegalensis"
Cinnyris talatala18.5 g
"Nectarinia talatala"
Cinnyris venustus32.5 g nectarivore
"Nectarinia venusta"
Cinnyris chalybeus12.8 g nectarivore-insectivore
"Nectarinia chalybea"
Cinnyris bifasciatus17.6 g
"Nectarinia bifasciata"
Cinnyris cupreus23.1 g nectarivore
"Nectarinia cuprea"
Zosterops senegalensis2910.9 g frugivore-insectivore
Euplectes sp.1
Euplectes capensis4132.9 g omnivore
Euplectes ardens14.8 g granivore
Passer domesticus94.9 g granivore
Passer griseus21.9 g granivore
Petronia superciliaris1024.0 g
Vidua macroura116.0 g granivore
Vidua paradisaea121.8 g
Vidua orientalis121.3 g
Pytilia afra616.6 g
Pytilia melba615.4 g granivore
Hypargos niveoguttatus314.6 g
Lagonosticta rubricata43.2 g granivore
Lagonosticta rhodopareia39.3 g
Uraeginthus angolensis529.9 g
Lonchura cucullata543.0 g granivore
Emberiza cabanisi324.9 g
Emberiza flaviventris418.8 g omnivore
Emberiza tahapisi73.5 g omnivore
Serinus mozambicus593.6 g granivore
Serinus sulphuratus5027.9 g granivore
Serinus mennelli114.9 g