Crater Mountain Biological Research Station
Basic information
Sample name: Crater Mountain Biological Research Station

Reference: A. L. Mack and D. D. Wright. 1996. Notes on occurrence and feeding of birds at Crater Mountain Biological Research Station, Papua New Guinea. Emu 96:89-101 [ER 749]
Country: Papua New Guinea
State: Chimbu

Coordinate: 6° 43' 24" S, 145° 5' 36" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "10 km east of Haia"
altitude 850 to 1300 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 28.0
MAP: 6400.0
Habitat comments: climate data based on Bickford (2004, Behav Ecol Sociobiol); MAT estimated from average daily range of 14 to 42
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: mist nets
Sample size: 1375
Years: 1989 - 1993
Sampling comments: 25 "netting sessions (mean length = 26.4h)" (number of days unrecoverable and number of nets not stated)
Sample: 1082
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-08-23 21:00:55
Modified: 2015-10-05 09:13:40
Abundance distribution
64 species
15 singletons
total count 1375
standardised richness: 35.6
Fisher's α: 13.900
geometric series k: 0.9161
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9205
Shannon's H: 3.0665
Good's u: 0.9891
Megapodius freycinet1638 g omnivore
Macropygia nigrirostris190.1 g frugivore
Gallicollumba jobiensis1
Ptilinopus pulchellus170.0 g frugivore
Cacomantis castaneiventris133.2 g insectivore
Chrysococcyx meyerii117.8 g insectivore
Ninox theomacha1125 g
Podargus ocellatus15.2 g insectivore-carnivore
Melidora macrorrhina697.0 g
Dacelo gaudichaud1143 g
Halcyon torotoro1
Ceyx lepidus33.0 g invertivore-carnivore
Ceyx azurea2
Coracina caeruleogrisea1148 g invertivore-frugivore
Ptilorrhoa castanonotus8
Crateroscelis murina5315.0 g insectivore
Sericornis spilodera4811.7 g insectivore
Sericornis arfakianus238.7 g insectivore
Sericornis nouhuysi217.1 g insectivore
Gerygone chrysogaster18.0 g insectivore
Rhipidura threnothorax717.6 g insectivore
Rhipidura atra1412.2 g
Rhipidura hyperythra1911.2 g
Rhipidura rufiventris112.0 g insectivore
Monarcha axillaris815.6 g
Monarcha frater122.0 g insectivore-invertivore
Monarcha guttula22
Arses telescophthalmus63.7 g
Machaerirhphus flaviventer4
Microeca flavovirescens815.0 g insectivore
Drymodes superciliaris345.9 g insectivore
Peneothello bimaculatus1126.3 g
Pachycephalopsis poliosoma4840.5 g insectivore
Pachycare flavogrisea8 insectivore
Pachycephala soror524.8 g insectivore
Pachycephala simplex217.4 g
Pachycephala hyperythra2527.7 g insectivore
Colluricincla megarhyncha615.7 g insectivore
Pitohui kirhocephalus372.0 g
Pitohui cristatus479.0 g invertivore
Melanocharis nigra7313.2 g frugivore
Melanocharis longicauda611.0 g
Dicaeum pectorale27.6 g invertivore-frugivore
Melilestes megarhynchus74 frugivore-insectivore
Toxorhamphus poliopterus20112.4 g nectarivore-invertivore
Oedistoma iliolophus118 nectarivore-insectivore
Glycichaera fallax2
Myzomela eques2 nectarivore-insectivore
Meliphaga mimikae72
Meliphaga albonotatus3
Meliphaga analoga1
Lichenostomus obscurus20
Xanthotis flaviventer15 omnivore
Xanthotis polygramma16
Pycnopygius ixoides5
Erythrura trichroa25014.0 g
Erythrura papuana619.4 g
Chaetorhynchus papuensis36
Dicrurus hottentotus3
Grallina bruijni2
Cracticus quoyi3 omnivore
Ailuroedus buccoides18
Ptiloris magnificus3
Cicinnurus magnificus27 invertivore-frugivore