Otún-Quimbaya Flora and Fauna Sanctuary (ash plantation)
Basic information
Sample name: Otún-Quimbaya Flora and Fauna Sanctuary (ash plantation)

Reference: S. M. Durán and G. H. Kattan. 2005. A test of the utility of exotic tree plantations for understory birds and food resources in the Colombian Andes. Biotropica 37(1):129-135 [ER 937]
Country: Colombia

Coordinate: 4° 44' N, 75° 35' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the Department of Risaralda, on the Otún River watershed"
elevation 1800 to 2100 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: plantation
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 16.8
MAP: 2630.0
Habitat comments: the "original forest... was replaced by pastures during the first half of the twentieth century... During the 1960s, a revegetation program was initiated for erosion control" and these plots were "planted with monocultures of exotic Chinese ash (Fraxinus chinensis)"
MAP stated in text; MAT based on Mantilla et al. (2015)
Life forms: birds
Sites: 20
Site area: 0.600
Sampling methods: quadrat, mist nets
Sample size: 75
Years: 2000
Days: 20
Seasons: wet or monsoon
Nets or traps: 4
Net or trap nights: 80
Sampling comments: "20 sampling plots... In each plot we placed four mist-nets arranged in a cross, covering an area of about 300 m2... Each plot was sampled once during the study period"
Sample: 1412
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-26 21:34:10
Modified: 2015-09-27 17:21:56
Abundance distribution
25 species
11 singletons
total count 75
standardised richness: 23.0
Fisher's α: 13.132
geometric series k: 0.9125
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9350
Shannon's H: 2.9383
Good's u: 0.8544