McGregor Range (arroyo)
Basic information
Sample name: McGregor Range (arroyo)
Sample aka: Fort Bliss Military Reservation

Reference: J. M. Kozma, L. M. Burkett, and N. E. Mathews. 2012. Associations of small migratory and resident birds with two scrub habitats during late winter and spring in the northern Chihuahuan Desert, New Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist 57(1):31-38 [ER 779]
Country: United States
State: New Mexico

Coordinate: 31° 48' N, 106° 25' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Fort Bliss
elevation 1276 to 1512 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.2
CMT: 7.2
MAP: 229.0
Habitat comments: "desert shrubland"
MAP 203 to 254 mm; CMT and WMT based on station 72270 (El Paso International Airport)
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: mist nets
Sample size: 554
Years: 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997
Nets or traps: 4
Net or trap nights: 548
Sampling comments: four 2.6 x 6 m, 30 or 36 mm mesh mist nets used for four hours per day for a total of 2192.65 net hours = about 548 net days
Sample: 1123
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-08-29 14:43:54
Modified: 2014-08-29 14:43:54
Abundance distribution
44 species
5 singletons
total count 554
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 11.228
geometric series k: 0.9106
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9455
Shannon's H: 3.2330
Good's u: 0.9910
Amphispiza bilineata5513.5 g insectivore-granivore
Auriparus flaviceps186.8 g
Aimophila ruficeps1919.3 g
Melozone fusca16
Toxostoma crissale962.7 g
Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus738.9 g
Salpinctes obsoletus22.5 g insectivore
Polioptila melanura45.2 g
Carpodacus mexicanus221.4 g granivore
Lanius ludovicianus2
Cardinalis sinuatus335.8 g
Zonotrichia leucophrys522.0 g insectivore-granivore
Thryomanes bewickii439.9 g
Amphispiza belli133.9 g insectivore-granivore
Pipilo maculatus96.4 g insectivore-granivore
Mimus polyglottos648.5 g insectivore
Oreoscoptes montanus344.2 g insectivore-frugivore
Melospiza melodia21.6 g insectivore-granivore
Pipilo erythrophthalmus141.3 g insectivore-granivore
Poecile gambeli13.3 g insectivore
Pipilo chlorurus5629.4 g insectivore-granivore
Spizella breweri2710.9 g insectivore-granivore
Cardellina pusilla41 insectivore
Leiothlypis virginiae22
"Oreothlypis virginiae"
Regulus calendula256.5 g insectivore
Archilochus alexandri153.2 g
Geothlypis tolmiei13
Polioptila caerulea85.8 g insectivore
Leiothlypis celata12
"Oreothlypis celata"
Catharus guttatus1130.1 g insectivore-frugivore
Myiarchus cinerascens528.2 g insectivore-frugivore
Empidonax wrightii912.3 g insectivore
Spizella passerina512.2 g insectivore-granivore
Troglodytes aedon81.8 g insectivore
Empidonax oberholseri710.4 g insectivore
Melospiza lincolnii616.6 g insectivore-granivore
Tyrannus verticalis439.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Selasphorus platycercus33.5 g nectarivore
Empidonax occidentalis311.6 g
Empidonax hammondii210.6 g insectivore
Sayornis saya220.9 g
Setaphaga nigrescens1
Vireo plumbeus116.4 g insectivore
Vireo gilvus13.4 g insectivore-frugivore