Wimborne St Giles Estate (pheasant rides)
Basic information
Sample name: Wimborne St Giles Estate (pheasant rides)

Reference: P. A. Robertson, M. I. A. Woodburn, and D. A. Hill. 1988. The effects of woodland management for pheasants on the abundance of butterflies in Dorset, England. Biological Conservation 45(3):159-167 [ER 831]
Geography
Country: United Kingdom

Coordinate: 50° 48' N, 1° 59' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in South East Dorset" (coordinate based on Wimborne Minster)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 17.1
CMT: 5.3
MAP: 816.0
Habitat comments: "clearings within the woodland, created and managed" for "pheasant shoots" and "cleared of scrub every three years"
climate data based on station 3862 (Bournemouth Airport)
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Site length: 800.000
Site width: 5.000
Sampling methods: belt transect, visual
Sample size: 429
Years: 1986
Days: 6
Seasons: summer
Sampling comments: Pollard walks: based on back-calculations from figures in the table, four 200 m long, 5 m wide transects each surveyed on six "occasions"
Metadata
Sample: 1180
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-10-01 15:09:48
Modified: 2015-02-21 11:22:57
Abundance distribution
19 species
3 singletons
total count 429
Fisher's α: 4.071
geometric series k: 0.7602
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8303
Shannon's H: 2.1561
Good's u: 0.9930
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