Paluma Range
Basic information
Sample name: Paluma Range

Reference: C. B. Frith and D. W. Frith. 2005. A long-term bird banding study in upland tropical rainforest, Paluma Range, north-eastern Queensland with notes on breeding. Corella 29(2):25-48 [ER 770]
Country: Australia
State: Queensland

Coordinate: 19° 0' S, 146° 10' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "approximately 80 kilometres north of Townsville... seven kilometres from the township of Paluma"
elevation 850 to 950 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 23.2
CMT: 13.2
MAP: 2300.0
Habitat comments: "upland rainforest"
CMT and WMT are based on monthly mean min/max values given in text; MAP estimated from figure
Life forms: birds
Sites: 1
Sampling methods: mist nets
Sample size: 1120
Years: 1978 - 1990, 1995, 1997
Sampling comments: "two [contiguous] 50 hectare plots" with "most netting" carried out in site SA1 (11 net sites) and some in SA2 (four net sites); number of netting days is unclear and effort was variable from year to year
Sample: 1113
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-08-27 15:50:29
Modified: 2014-08-27 15:50:29
Abundance distribution
33 species
6 singletons
total count 1120
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 6.378
geometric series k: 0.8400
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8989
Shannon's H: 2.7068
Good's u: 0.9946