Wimborne St Giles Estate (open woodland)
Basic information
Sample name: Wimborne St Giles Estate (open woodland)

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]
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: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 17.1
CMT: 5.3
MAP: 816.0
Habitat comments: "mixed coniferous and deciduous woodland with an open canopy... Approximately half of these areas had been created specifically for pheasants"
climate data based on station 3862 (Bournemouth Airport)
Life forms: butterflies
Site length: 1600.000
Site width: 5.000
Sampling methods: belt transect, visual
Sample size: 244
Years: 1986
Days: 6
Seasons: summer
Sampling comments: Pollard walks: based on back-calculations from figures in the table, eight 200 m long, 5 m wide transects each surveyed on six "occasions"
Sample: 1320
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-21 11:27:43
Modified: 2015-02-21 11:27:43
Abundance distribution
16 species
5 singletons
total count 244
standardised richness: 10.5
Fisher's α: 3.839
geometric series k: 0.7506
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8376
Shannon's H: 2.1029
Good's u: 0.9796