Cold Bay (1970)
Basic information
Sample name: Cold Bay (1970)

Reference: E. P. Bailey. 1974. Passerine diversity, relative abundance, and migration at Cold Bay, Alaska. Bird-Banding 45(2):145-151 [ER 714]
Country: United States
State: Alaska

Coordinate: 55° 12' N, 162° 43' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "near the mouth of Russel Creek, 3 miles from Range headquarters at Cold Bay"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tundra
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 11.0
CMT: -1.8
MAP: 1006.0
Habitat comments: "tundra, composed mainly of heath (Empetrumnigrum) and various grasses and sedges"
climate data based on station 70316 (Cold Bay airport)
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: mist nets
Sample size: 486
Years: 1970
Days: 163
Nets or traps: 4
Net or trap nights: 652
Sampling comments: "Four mist nets were usually used but for short periods up to six were maintained" (four is assumed as a best guess); netting was between 28 May and 6 November and was assumed to be carried out every day
Sample: 1034
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-08-16 20:28:44
Modified: 2014-08-16 20:28:44
Abundance distribution
14 species
2 singletons
total count 486
standardised richness: 8.0
Fisher's α: 2.691
geometric series k: 0.6716
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7876
Shannon's H: 1.8326
Good's u: 0.9959