Osório Wind Farm
Basic information
Sample name: Osório Wind Farm

Reference: M. A. S. Barros, R. G. de Magalhãesa, and A. M. Rui. 2015. Species composition and mortality of bats at the Osório Wind Farm, southern Brazil. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 50(1):31-39 [ER 1213]
Country: Brazil
State: Rio Grande do Sul

Coordinate: 29° 57' 27" S, 50° 17' 30" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the municipality of Osório"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "areas that are mainly used as pasture for cattle and rice plantation. There are also small forest patches (capões) of exotic vegetation (mainly Eucalyptus), lagoons, marshes (banhados), and native fragments of restinga vegetation... In addition, the wind farm is very close to a rain forest area (Floresta Ombrófila Densa; Atlantic Forest biome)"
Life forms: bats
Sites: 3
Sampling methods: no design, road kill
Sample size: 324
Years: 2006 - 2009
Sampling comments: counts are of bats killed by 75 wind turbines at three nearby wind parks
Sample: 1752
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-09-12 12:29:58
Modified: 2015-09-12 17:17:36
Abundance distribution
9 species
2 singletons
total count 324
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.715
geometric series k: 0.5028
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4052
Shannon's H: 0.9003
Good's u: 0.9938