Foping National Nature Reserve (2020)
Basic information
Sample name: Foping National Nature Reserve (2020)

Reference: Y. Ma, Q. Ma, N. He, D. Zhu, K. Zhao, H. Liu, S. Li, L. Sun, and L. Tang. 2020. Camera-trapping survey of mammals and birds in the Foping National Nature Reserve, China. Biodiversity Science 28(2):226-230 [ER 3429]
Country: China
State: Shaanxi

Coordinate: 33° 39' N, 107° 48' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "Foping National Nature Reserve is located in Foping County, at the southern foot of the central Qinling Mountains, Shaanxi"
Study was carried out in an altitudinal range of 1, 166 to 2, 787 metres
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Protection: nature reserve
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 11.5
MAP: 924.0
Habitat comments: "It is a national biological nature reserve in the Qinling Mountains focusing on the protection of giant pandas and forest ecosystems"
"The lowest elevation in the region is 980 m, the highest elevation is 2, 904 m, the total area is 292.40 km2 , and the forest coverage rate is 98.5%"
"The region is rich in animal and plant resources, with a wide variety of rare and endangered animals"
Life forms: bats, carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals, birds
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 34034
Years: 2015 - 2017
Nets or traps: 130
Net or trap nights: 101220
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Sampling comments: "From January 2015 to December 2017, 130 infrared cameras (model Ltl-6210MC) were deployed on 57 out of 61 patrol sample lines in the area according to the division of the reserve, combined with the topography and geomorphological features"
"The camera layout focuses on the distribution characteristics of giant pandas and takes into account the coverage of the whole territory"
Cameras were "mainly installed on living tree trunks near animal passages and ponds, and the installation height was 50-120 cm"
"At least 2 infrared cameras were installed on each sample line with a distance of more than 500 m"
"The infrared cameras ... were set to first take 3 pictures in a row, then take a 15-20 s video" and were operated "24 hours a day"
Sample: 3813
Contributor: Benjamin Carter
Enterer: Benjamin Carter
Created: 2021-06-13 13:06:27
Modified: 2021-06-14 14:29:33
Abundance distribution
87 species
10 singletons
total count 34034
extrapolated richness: 99.6
Fisher's α: 10.799
geometric series k: 0.8968
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8353
Shannon's H: 2.4448
Good's u: 0.9997
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Rhinopithecus roxellana77312 kg browser-frugivore
Hystrix brachyura hodgsoni1144
"Hystrix hodgsoni"
Muridae indet.28
Tamiops swinhoei8
Sciurotamias davidianus651220 g
Trogopterus xanthipes75
Petaurista alborufus8
Petaurista elegans8
"Petaurista caniceps"
Elaphodus cephalophus111819 kg
Muntiacus reevesi440711 kg browser
Naemorhedus griseus441
Capricornis sumatraensis169
"Capricornis milneedwardsii"
Budorcas taxicolor bedfordi11674237 kg browser
"Budorcas bedfordi"
Moschus berezovskii282
Sus scrofa486454 kg herbivore
Mesechinus hughi8
Ailuropoda melanoleuca183196 kg browser
Paguma larvata4234.0 kg frugivore-carnivore
Prionailurus bengalensis9393.4 kg carnivore
Catopuma temminckii710 kg carnivore
Panthera pardus1933 kg carnivore
Ursus thibetanus33863 kg browser-frugivore
Meles leucurus436.0 kg
Mustela sibirica16557 g carnivore-invertivore
Martes flavigula10342.8 kg carnivore
Lutra lutra16.1 kg piscivore-carnivore
Melogale moschata281.0 kg invertivore-carnivore
Arctonyx albogularis2068.3 kg
"Arctonyx collaris"
Vespertilionidae indet.20
Canis lupus familiaris19243 kg carnivore
Bos taurus14337 kg
Equus ferus caballus2422 kg
"Equus caballus"
Capra aegagrus hircus1922 kg browser-grazer
Tragopan temminckii7501.4 kg
Chrysolophus pictus980
Bambusicola thoracicus1
Pucrasia macrolopha1191.2 kg frugivore-granivore
Ithaginis cruentus8
Streptopelia chinensis1159 g granivore
Caprimulgus indicus197.0 g
Accipiter gentilis57.9 g carnivore
Accipiter soloensis3150 g carnivore
Buteo hemilasius131.2 kg
Accipiter trivirgatus9199 g carnivore
Butastur indicus1397 g
Aquila chrysaetos13.9 kg carnivore
Buteo japonicus1
Accipiter nisus19150 g carnivore
Accipiter virgatus510.6 g carnivore
Nisaetus nipalensis3 carnivore
Glaucidium cuculoides2187 g carnivore
Strix aluco19426 g carnivore
Otus bakkamoena54.8 g carnivore
Glaucidium brodiei556.0 g insectivore
Bubo bubo kiautschensis22.4 kg
Athene noctua213.2 g
Dryobates cathpharius1
"Dendrocopos cathpharius"
Dendrocopos major204.2 g insectivore
Picus canus guerini41137 g insectivore
Dendrocopos leucotos511.1 g
Falco tinnunculus2167 g carnivore
Ixos mcclellandii232.5 g
"Hypsipetes mcclellandii"
Geokichla sibirica2
Turdus obscurus662.6 g
"Eyebrowed turdus"
Turdus eunomus274.0 g
Turdus mupinensis1559.0 g
Zoothera dauma2413.2 g insectivore-frugivore
Turdus hortulorum266.7 g
Turdus boulboul4397.1 g insectivore
Turdus rubrocanus1192.2 g
Turdus mandarinus11
Zoothera dixoni290.0 g
Tarsiger cyanurus13.6 g insectivore
Monticola solitarius47.1 g insectivore
Myophonus caeruleus515156 g insectivore
Garrulax albogularis107 insectivore
Garrulax lunulatus6
Trochalopteron elliotii4
Garrulax perspicillatus6124 g
Garrulax pectoralis124156 g omnivore
Leiothrix lutea321.3 g
Parus major22.4 g insectivore-granivore
Sitta europaea12.7 g insectivore
Corvus macrorhynchos11 omnivore
Urocissa erythrorhyncha129 omnivore
Garrulus glandarius114 insectivore
Nucifraga caryocatactes73