Shasha Forest Reserve (61 mm mesh)
Basic information
Sample name: Shasha Forest Reserve (61 mm mesh)

Reference: A. I. Akinpelu. 2013. Mesh size and bird capture rates in shasha forest reserve, ile-ife, Nigeria. Cameroon Journal of Experimental Biology 9(1):27-33 [ER 744]
Country: Nigeria

Coordinate: 7° 5' N, 4° 30' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: coordinate is midpoint of ranges given in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: selective logging
MAT: 25.5
MAP: 2080.0
Habitat comments: "tropical humid high forest.. The four study sites sampled four different vegetation types, with varying degrees of human disturbance, i.e. primary forest, closed-canopy tall trees, gallery forest and degraded secondary regrowth forest"
climate data based on Richards (1939)
Life forms: birds
Sites: 4
Sampling methods: mist nets
Sample size: 386
Years: 2010, 2011
Days: 23
Nets or traps: 8
Net or trap nights: 184
Sampling comments: eight "2 x 2.6m" nets (this might be an error for 12 x 2.6 m)
2190 net hours using 8 nets for 12 hours a day = 182.5 net days and 22.8125 days (rounded to 23)
Sample: 1076
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-08-22 20:46:58
Modified: 2014-08-22 20:46:58
Abundance distribution
73 species
24 singletons
total count 386
Fisher's α: 26.641
geometric series k: 0.9497
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9650
Shannon's H: 3.7605
Good's u: 0.9380
Francolinus lathami5269 g
Francolinus ahantensis2608 g
Columba unicincta5423 g
Streptopelia semitorquata11176 g
Treron australis16229 g
Turtur brehmeri4116 g
Turtur tympanistria98.6 g granivore
Corythaeola cristata1965 g
Tauraco macrorhynchusf2
Tauraco persa2306 g
Centropus leucogaster5282 g
Centropus senegalensis2169 g
Chrysococcyx caprius1329.3 g
Cuculus clamosus3
Caprimulgus pectoralis1
Apus apus137.6 g
Chaetura cassini2
Chaetura ussheri1
Apaloderma narina165.0 g
Alcedo quadribrachys334.9 g
Ceyx lecontei1
Halcyon badia257.9 g
Merops muelleri522.5 g
Eurystomus gularis196.3 g
Phoeniculus bollei354.6 g
Tockus camurus9111 g
Tockus fasciatus7278 g
Tockus hartlaubi22110 g
Tropicranus albocristatus3
Gymnobucco calvus952.6 g
Gymnobucco peli11
Pogoniulus bilineatus13.4 g frugivore-insectivore
Pogoniulus scolopaceus2
Pogoniulus subsulphureus510.5 g
Trachyphonus purpuratus176.1 g frugivore-insectivore
Melichneutes robustus154.2 g
Prodotiscus insignis110.4 g
Campethera caroli41
Mesopicos pyrrhogaster25
Smithornis rufolateralis620.5 g
Pitta angolensis116.8 g
Malaconotus cruentus14
Prionops caniceps8
Oriolus brachyrhynchus1
Oriolus nigripennis1
Coracina azurea146.1 g
Picathartes gymnocephalus2196 g
Andropadus gracilis1420.9 g frugivore-insectivore
Andropadus latirostris226.2 g frugivore-insectivore
Baeopogon indicator547.8 g
Bleda eximius935.7 g
"Bleda eximia"
Bleda syndactylus545.3 g insectivore
"Bleda syndactyla"
Criniger barbatus144.4 g
Criniger calurus16.7 g
Phyllastrephus icterinus1620.3 g
Alethe diademata132.6 g
Neocossyphus poensis353.1 g insectivore
Stiphrornis erythrothorax115.6 g
Stizorhina fraseri2
Phyllanthus atripennis879.6 g
Camaroptera chloronota311.4 g insectivore
Camaroptera superciliaris49.7 g
Artomyias fuliginosa4
Fraseria cinerascens123.1 g
Terpsiphone rufiventer115.1 g
Cyanomitra cyanolaema116.8 g
"Nectarinia cyanolaema"
Cyanomitra olivacea12.8 g insectivore-nectarivore
"Nectarinia olivacea"
Malimbus nitens542.6 g
Malimbus rubricollis642.2 g frugivore-insectivore
Ploceus nigricollis527.1 g folivore-insectivore
Nigrita bicolor210.5 g
Nigrita fusconota1
Spermophaga haematina123.0 g