Horseshoe Bend Research Area
Basic information
Sample name: Horseshoe Bend Research Area

Reference: J. H. Rappole and K. Ballard. 1987. Postbreeding movements of selected species of birds in Athens, Georgia. Wilson Bulletin 99(3):475-480 [ER 722]
Country: United States
State: Georgia

Coordinate: 33° 57' N, 83° 23' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in Athens" (basis of coordinate)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 27.1
CMT: 6.8
MAP: 1270.0
Habitat comments: "both riparian forest and old field habitats"
MAP stated in text; CMT and WMT based on climate station 72311 (Athens airport)
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: mist nets
Sample size: 266
Years: 1980
Nets or traps: 16
Sample: 1045
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-08-17 15:02:12
Modified: 2014-08-17 15:02:12
Abundance distribution
38 species
13 singletons
total count 266
standardised richness: 28.8
Fisher's α: 12.132
geometric series k: 0.9098
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9296
Shannon's H: 2.9996
Good's u: 0.9512
Accipiter striatus19.7 g carnivore
Colinus virginianus112.9 g granivore
Otus asio2
Colaptes auratus111.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Picoides pubescens22.8 g insectivore
Dryocopus pileatus217.5 g insectivore
Myiarchus crinitus132.1 g frugivore-insectivore
Contopus virens113.9 g insectivore
Cyanocitta cristata14 insectivore-granivore
Parus carolinensis4 insectivore
Parus bicolor17 insectivore
Thryothorus ludovicianus294.6 g insectivore
Troglodytes aedon11.8 g insectivore
Catharus fuscescens431.9 g insectivore-frugivore
Catharus minimus132.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Catharus ustulatus530.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Hylocichla mustelina3347.8 g insectivore-frugivore
Turdus migratorius578.5 g insectivore-frugivore
Dumetella carolinensis2235.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Vireo griseus1311.4 g insectivore-frugivore
Vireo flavifrons118.0 g insectivore
Vireo olivaceus52.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Vermivora cyanoptera1
"Vermivora pinus"
Vermivora chrysoptera18.9 g insectivore
Setophaga petechia1
"Dendroica petechia"
Setophaga pensylvanica2
"Dendroica pensylvanica"
Setophaga magnolia5
"Dendroica magnolia"
Setophaga coronata5
"Dendroica coronata"
Helmitheros vermivorum113.2 g insectivore
"Helmitheros vermivorus"
Oporornis formosus314.0 g insectivore
Geothlypis trichas292.1 g insectivore
Wilsonia citrina410.8 g insectivore
Icteria virens124.4 g insectivore
Cardinalis cardinalis2743.5 g insectivore-granivore
Passerina cyanea615.0 g granivore-insectivore
Pipilo erythrophthalmus441.3 g insectivore-granivore
Spizella pusilla412.5 g insectivore
Zonotrichia albicollis724.4 g insectivore-granivore