Brunswick Heads Bypass
Basic information
Sample name: Brunswick Heads Bypass

Reference: B. D. Taylor and R. L. Goldingay. 2003. Cutting the carnage: wildlife usage of road culverts in north-eastern New South Wales. Wildlife Research 30:529-537 [ER 991]
Country: Australia
State: New South Wales

Coordinate: 28° 33' S, 153° 32' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: a "2.5 km bypass"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: recent fire, grazing, selective logging
Habitat comments: "coastal lowlands comprising old, low-lying dunes... that graded into the floodplain... dominated by swamp sclerophyll open forest and woodland" that "had experienced moderate to high disturbance (predominantly on the western side) from past logging, grazing and fires within the last seven years"
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals, birds, lizards, frogs
Sampling methods: no design, cage traps, Elliott traps
Sample size: 77
Years: 2000
Days: 4
Nets or traps: 145
Net or trap nights: 560
Sampling comments: four nights of trapping with 15 Elliott traps per culvert at nine culverts and two cage traps per culvert at five culverts; "Elliott traps were baited... with oats and peanut butter" and cages with "dog meat and fruit"
reported trap night figure is used despite being slightly lower than what is implied by the trap and day counts
Sample: 1480
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-03-04 14:22:37
Modified: 2015-03-04 14:22:37
Abundance distribution
10 species
2 singletons
total count 77
standardised richness: 8.9
Fisher's α: 3.065
geometric series k: 0.6879
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7797
Shannon's H: 1.8235
Good's u: 0.9744