Nyong River
Basic information
Sample name: Nyong River

Reference: C. E. Kirkpatrick and T. B. Smith. 1988. Blood parasites of birds in Cameroon. Journal of Parasitology 74(6):1009-1013 [ER 723]
Country: Cameroon

Coordinate: 3° 14' N, 12° 11' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "130 km southeast of Yaoundé"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 25.0
CMT: 21.7
MAP: 1381.0
Habitat comments: "seasonally flooded swamp forest"
climate data based on station 64950 (Yaoundé airport)
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: mist nets
Sample size: 333
Years: 1986
Sample: 1046
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-08-17 15:37:33
Modified: 2014-08-17 15:37:33
Abundance distribution
65 species
20 singletons
total count 333
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 24.118
geometric series k: 0.9451
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9593
Shannon's H: 3.6411
Good's u: 0.9401
Turtur tympanistria38.6 g granivore-frugivore
Pycnonotus gracilis8
Pycnonotus virens37
Hylia prasina114.1 g insectivore
Prinia bairdii513.4 g insectivore
Hedydipna collaris22.6 g nectarivore
"Anthreptes collaris"
Cinnyris chloropygius36.2 g
"Nectarinia chloropygia"
Cyanomitra olivacea92.8 g insectivore-nectarivore
"Nectarinia olivacea"
Euplectes afer1414.7 g
Euplectes ardens64.8 g granivore
Euplectes macrourus525.1 g granivore
Ploceus aurantius2023.0 g insectivore
Ploceus nigerrimus938.5 g omnivore
Ploceus nigricollis327.1 g folivore-insectivore
Quelea erythrops1121.1 g granivore
Estrilda astrild122.0 g granivore
Estrilda atricapilla57.8 g
Hypargos nitidulus2
Lonchura bicolor79.9 g frugivore-insectivore
Lonchura cucullata33.0 g granivore
Pyrenestes ostrinus324.9 g
Spermophaga haematina1123.0 g omnivore
Macrodipteryx vexillarius167.7 g
Turtur afer265.6 g granivore
Alcedo leucogaster114.5 g carnivore
Ispidina picta123.8 g piscivore
"Ceyx pictus"
Halcyon senegalensis2 carnivore
Merops variegatus622.5 g
Chrysococcyx caprius229.3 g insectivore
Chrysococcyx cupreus137.7 g insectivore
Chrysococcyx klaas126.2 g insectivore
Amandava subflava87.3 g granivore
Estrilda melpoda37.6 g granivore
Serinus mozambicus13.6 g granivore
Hirundo semirufa330.1 g
Hirundo senegalensis147.4 g
Artomyias fuliginosa1
Cossypha niveicapilla136.7 g insectivore
Fraseria cinerascens123.1 g insectivore
Muscicapa striata215.9 g insectivore
Myioparus plumbeus112.8 g
Platysteira castanea314.3 g
Platysteira cyanea314.6 g insectivore
Terpsiphone rufiventer115.1 g insectivore
Terpsiphone viridis113.8 g insectivore
Acrocephalus rufescens223.9 g
Apalis sharpii19.1 g insectivore
Camaroptera brachyura121.6 g insectivore
Camaroptera superciliaris39.7 g insectivore
Cisticola erythrops115.7 g insectivore
Cisticola galactotes72.2 g
Prinia leucopogon611.7 g insectivore
Sylvietta virens68.4 g insectivore
Cinnyris batesi36.3 g
"Nectarinia batesi"
Cinnyris cupreus13.1 g nectarivore
"Nectarinia cuprea"
Anabathmis reichenbachii111.4 g
"Nectarinia reichenbachii"
Chlorocichia simplex2
Nicator chloris149.1 g insectivore
Andropadus latirostris326.2 g frugivore-insectivore
Pycnonotus barbatus15.1 g frugivore-insectivore
Lamprotornis splendidus1
Pogoniulus bilineatus63.4 g frugivore-insectivore
Pogoniulus scolopaceus5 omnivore
Pogoniulus subsulphureus210.5 g omnivore
Campethera caroli3 insectivore