Samole (dry season)
Basic information
Sample name: Samole (dry 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: 75
Years: 1975
Seasons: dry
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: 3639
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-05-29 15:13:31
Modified: 2020-05-29 15:13:31
Abundance distribution
37 species
17 singletons
total count 75
extrapolated richness: 86.4
Fisher's α: 28.936
geometric series k: 0.9474
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9591
Shannon's H: 3.4119
Good's u: 0.7779
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Turtur afer265.6 g granivore
Turtur abyssinicus262.7 g granivore
Megaceryle maxima1325 g carnivore
"Ceryle maxima"
Alcedo quadribrachys234.9 g carnivore
Alcedo cristata115.7 g carnivore
Ispidina picta53.8 g piscivore
"Ceyx picta"
Halcyon malimbica191.8 g carnivore
Halcyon leucocephala141.8 g insectivore
Merops bulocki4 insectivore
Lybius dubius291.0 g frugivore-insectivore
Campethera abingoni1
Dryoscopus gambensis1 insectivore
Laniarius barbarus1 insectivore
Campephaga phoenicea127.1 g insectivore
Pycnonotus barbatus15.1 g frugivore-insectivore
Cossypha albicapilla2
Cossypha niveicapilla236.7 g insectivore
Turdus pelios565.4 g insectivore
Turdoides reinwardtii278.8 g
"Turdoides reinwardii"
Phylloscopus trochilus28.7 g insectivore
Cisticola sp.3
rufa or brachyptera
Eremomela pusilla56.2 g insectivore
Ficedula hypoleuca212.2 g insectivore-frugivore
Batis senegalensis310.0 g insectivore
Platysteira cyanea114.6 g insectivore
Elminia longicauda19.9 g insectivore
"Trochocerus longicauda"
Terpsiphone viridis713.8 g insectivore
Cyanomitra verticalis115.2 g insectivore-nectarivore
"Nectarinia verticalis"
Cinnyris cupreus13.1 g nectarivore
"Nectarinia cuprea"
Emberiza tahapisi13.5 g omnivore
Petronia dentata218.4 g granivore-insectivore
Vidua chalybeata112.5 g
Pytilia phoenicoptera214.5 g
Lagonosticta rufopicta29.3 g
Lagonosticta senegala12.2 g granivore
Lagonosticta rara110.4 g granivore
Lonchura cucullata23.0 g granivore