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
Protection: forest reserve
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
standardised richness: not computable
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 omnivore
Francolinus ahantensis2608 g
Columba unicincta5423 g frugivore
Streptopelia semitorquata11176 g frugivore-granivore
Treron australis16229 g frugivore
Turtur brehmeri4116 g granivore
Turtur tympanistria98.6 g granivore-frugivore
Corythaeola cristata1965 g frugivore
Tauraco macrorhynchusf2
Tauraco persa2306 g frugivore
Centropus leucogaster5282 g carnivore
Centropus senegalensis2169 g carnivore-insectivore
Chrysococcyx caprius1329.3 g insectivore
Cuculus clamosus3 insectivore
Caprimulgus pectoralis1
Apus apus137.6 g insectivore
Chaetura cassini2
Chaetura ussheri1
Apaloderma narina165.0 g insectivore
Alcedo quadribrachys334.9 g carnivore
Ceyx lecontei1 insectivore
Halcyon badia257.9 g carnivore
Merops muelleri522.5 g insectivore
Eurystomus gularis196.3 g insectivore
Phoeniculus bollei354.6 g insectivore
Tockus camurus9111 g insectivore
Tockus fasciatus7278 g frugivore
Tockus hartlaubi22110 g insectivore
Tropicranus albocristatus3 carnivore
Gymnobucco calvus952.6 g frugivore
Gymnobucco peli11
Pogoniulus bilineatus13.4 g frugivore-insectivore
Pogoniulus scolopaceus2 omnivore
Pogoniulus subsulphureus510.5 g omnivore
Trachyphonus purpuratus176.1 g frugivore-insectivore
Melichneutes robustus154.2 g insectivore
Prodotiscus insignis110.4 g insectivore
Campethera caroli41 insectivore
Mesopicos pyrrhogaster25
Smithornis rufolateralis620.5 g insectivore
Pitta angolensis116.8 g insectivore
Malaconotus cruentus14 insectivore
Prionops caniceps8 insectivore
Oriolus brachyrhynchus1 insectivore
Oriolus nigripennis1 insectivore
Coracina azurea146.1 g insectivore
Picathartes gymnocephalus2196 g insectivore
Andropadus gracilis1420.9 g frugivore-insectivore
Andropadus latirostris226.2 g frugivore-insectivore
Baeopogon indicator547.8 g omnivore
Bleda eximius935.7 g
"Bleda eximia"
Bleda syndactylus545.3 g insectivore
"Bleda syndactyla"
Criniger barbatus144.4 g insectivore
Criniger calurus16.7 g insectivore
Phyllastrephus icterinus1620.3 g insectivore
Alethe diademata132.6 g insectivore
Neocossyphus poensis353.1 g insectivore
Stiphrornis erythrothorax115.6 g
Stizorhina fraseri2
Phyllanthus atripennis879.6 g insectivore
Camaroptera chloronota311.4 g insectivore
Camaroptera superciliaris49.7 g insectivore
Artomyias fuliginosa4
Fraseria cinerascens123.1 g insectivore
Terpsiphone rufiventer115.1 g insectivore
Cyanomitra cyanolaema116.8 g
"Nectarinia cyanolaema"
Cyanomitra olivacea12.8 g insectivore-nectarivore
"Nectarinia olivacea"
Malimbus nitens542.6 g insectivore
Malimbus rubricollis642.2 g frugivore-insectivore
Ploceus nigricollis527.1 g folivore-insectivore
Nigrita bicolor210.5 g omnivore
Nigrita fusconota1 omnivore
Spermophaga haematina123.0 g omnivore