Samole (wet season)
Basic information
Sample name: Samole (wet season)
Sample aka: Mole National Park

Reference: P. W. Greig-Smith and N. C. Davidson. 1977. Weights of West African savanna birds. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 97(3):96-99 [ER 3283]
Country: Ghana

Coordinate: 9° 15' N, 1° 51' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the vinicity of Samole" within Mole National Park
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "in a variety of habitats"
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 1040
Years: 1974, 1975
Seasons: wet or monsoon
Sampling comments: "mist-netted... 8 July - 27 Aug 1974, 7 July - 2 Sep 1975, and 2 Nov - 2 Dec 1975" with an unstated number of nets
July to September is the wet season and November to December is the early dry season
Sample: 3638
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-05-29 12:26:16
Modified: 2020-05-29 15:13:56
Abundance distribution
105 species
18 singletons
total count 1040
extrapolated richness: 131.3
Fisher's α: 29.149
geometric series k: 0.9541
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9620
Shannon's H: 3.8980
Good's u: 0.9827
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Butorides striatus1 carnivore
Porphyrio alleni1154 g
Streptopelia senegalensis18.2 g frugivore-granivore
Turtur afer865.6 g granivore
Turtur abyssinicus1062.7 g granivore
Treron australis1229 g frugivore
Treron waalia1254 g frugivore
Clamator levaillanti1122 g insectivore
Chrysococcyx klaas226.2 g insectivore
Chrysococcyx caprius229.3 g insectivore
Glaucidium perlatum169.0 g
Caprimulgus climacurus445.8 g insectivore
Megaceryle maxima1325 g carnivore
"Ceryle maxima"
Alcedo quadribrachys734.9 g carnivore
Alcedo cristata415.7 g carnivore
Ispidina picta333.8 g piscivore
"Ceyx picta"
Halcyon senegalensis2 carnivore
Halcyon malimbica1191.8 g carnivore
Halcyon chelicuti2 insectivore
Merops pusillus215.1 g insectivore
Merops bulocki52 insectivore
Merops hirundineus1121.7 g
Phoeniculus purpureus786.6 g insectivore
Rhinopomastus aterrimus1
"Phoeniculus aterrimus"
Lybius dubius1691.0 g frugivore-insectivore
Pogoniulus chrysoconus210.8 g frugivore-insectivore
Indicator indicator350.4 g insectivore
Indicator minor228.2 g insectivore
Campethera punctuligera271.8 g
Mesopicos goertae5
Psalidoprocne obscura19.4 g insectivore
Prionops plumatus18
"Prionops plumata"
Nilaus afer3 omnivore
Dryoscopus gambensis5 insectivore
Tchagra minuta2 insectivore
Tchagra senegala1 carnivore-frugivore
Laniarius barbarus11 insectivore
Chlorophoneus sulfureopectus6
"Malaconotus sulfureopectus"
Corvinella corvina1 carnivore-insectivore
Dicrurus ludwigii3 insectivore
Dicrurus adsimilis1 insectivore
Campephaga phoenicea627.1 g insectivore
Pycnonotus barbatus445.1 g frugivore-insectivore
Chlorocichla flavicollis27.1 g insectivore
Cercomela familiaris24.1 g
Cossypha albicapilla9
Cossypha niveicapilla1436.7 g insectivore
Turdus pelios1165.4 g insectivore
Turdoides plebejus462.5 g insectivore
Turdoides reinwardtii478.8 g
"Turdoides reinwardii"
Melocichla mentalis933.2 g insectivore
"Sphenoaeacus mentalis"
Cisticola erythrops915.7 g insectivore
Cisticola lateralis518.9 g insectivore
Cisticola galactotes62.2 g
Cisticola ruficeps19.7 g
Cisticola sp.4
rufa or brachyptera
Prinia erythroptera311.5 g
Prinia subflava59.0 g insectivore
Hypergerus atriceps729.8 g
Camaroptera brachyura181.6 g insectivore
Eremomela pusilla266.2 g insectivore
Sylvietta brachyura68.1 g insectivore
Muscicapa aquatica211.5 g insectivore
Myioparus plumbeus412.8 g
Melaenornis edolioides930.7 g insectivore
Bradornis pallidus623.6 g insectivore
Hyliota flavigaster212.5 g
Batis senegalensis1510.0 g insectivore
Platysteira cyanea1314.6 g insectivore
Elminia longicauda69.9 g insectivore
"Trochocerus longicauda"
Terpsiphone viridis1013.8 g insectivore
Melaniparus leucomelas1016.1 g
"Parus leucomelas"
Cyanomitra verticalis115.2 g insectivore-nectarivore
"Nectarinia verticalis"
Chalcomitra senegalensis262.4 g insectivore-nectarivore
"Nectarinia senegalensis"
Cinnyris cupreus103.1 g nectarivore
"Nectarinia cuprea"
Cinnyris pulchellus197.5 g
"Nectarinia pulchella"
Zosterops senegalensis210.9 g frugivore-insectivore
Emberiza cabanisi324.9 g
Emberiza affinis415.4 g
"Emberiza forbesi"
Serinus mozambicus813.6 g granivore
Ploceus luteolus715.1 g
Ploceus heuglini222.8 g
Ploceus cucullatus53.3 g granivore
Ploceus nigricollis1827.1 g folivore-insectivore
Malimbus ruficeps1
Quelea erythrops1021.1 g granivore
Euplectes afer13214.7 g
"Euplectes afra"
Euplectes hordeaceus220.4 g granivore
"Euplectes hordeacea"
Euplectes macrourus825.1 g granivore
Euplectes orix5025.5 g
Plocepasser superciliosus337.1 g
Passer griseus11.9 g granivore
Vidua macroura716.0 g granivore
Vidua chalybeata512.5 g
Nesocharis capistrata211.6 g
Pytilia hypogrammica114.8 g
Pytilia phoenicoptera314.5 g
Estrilda melpoda437.6 g granivore
Estrilda caerulescens109.4 g granivore
Uraeginthus bengalus289.9 g granivore
"Estrilda bengala"
Lagonosticta larvata710.4 g
"Estrilda larvata"
Lagonosticta rufopicta119.3 g
Lagonosticta senegala92.2 g granivore
Lagonosticta rara510.4 g granivore
Lonchura cucullata43.0 g granivore