Calling Lake (control)
Basic information
Sample name: Calling Lake (control)

Reference: C. S. Machtans, M.-A. Villard, and S. J. Hannon. 1996. Use of riparian buffer strips as movement corridors by forest birds. Conservation Biology 10(5):1366-1379 [ER 1224]
Country: Canada
State: Alberta

Coordinate: 55° 15' N, 113° 35' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 0.0
WMT: 16.0
CMT: -20.0
MAP: 424.0
Habitat comments: "in the boreal mixed-wood forest region... The forests... range in age from 90 to over 140 years"
climate data are based on Hogg and Lieffers (1991)
Life forms: birds
Sites: 2
Sampling methods: line transect, mist nets
Sample size: 300
Years: 1994 - 1995
Days: 32
Nets or traps: 16
Net or trap nights: 512
Sampling comments: "Each net lane had eight 12 2m nets (30-mm mesh) strung consecutively" and there were two lanes at different sites; nets were opened "once every 10 days" between "the last week of May" and June and then "once every 5 days" in July and August, i.e., for approximately 4 + 12 = 16 days per year over two years
Sample: 1764
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-09-17 19:22:29
Modified: 2016-12-12 10:56:03
Abundance distribution
37 species
8 singletons
total count 300
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 11.101
geometric series k: 0.8986
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9291
Shannon's H: 3.0165
Good's u: 0.9735
Sphyrapicus varius750.3 g insectivore
Empidonax minimus1110.0 g insectivore
Empidonax alnorum112.7 g insectivore
Cyanocitta cristata2 insectivore-granivore
Perisoreus canadensis2
Poecile atricapillus1110.8 g
"Parus atricapillus"
Certhia americana18.1 g insectivore
Sitta canadensis39.8 g insectivore
Troglodytes aedon11.8 g insectivore
Troglodytes hiemalis1
"Troglodytes troglodytes"
Regulus calendula16.5 g insectivore
Turdus migratorius678.5 g insectivore-frugivore
Catharus guttatus430.1 g insectivore-frugivore
Catharus ustulatus4730.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Bombycilla cedrorum130.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Vireo solitarius115.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Vireo olivaceus22.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Leiothlypis peregrina12
"Vermivora peregrina"
Mniotilta varia210.9 g insectivore
Setophaga coronata25
"Dendroica coronata"
Setophaga virens1
"Dendroica virens"
Setophaga petechia2
"Dendroica petechia"
Oporornis philadelphia912.0 g insectivore
Oporornis agilis313.3 g insectivore
Wilsonia canadensis1310.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Wilsonia pusilla22.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Seiurus aurocapilla3018.8 g insectivore
"Seiurus aurocapillus"
Parkesia noveboracensis4 insectivore
"Seiurus noveboracensis"
Geothlypis trichas32.1 g insectivore
Setophaga ruticilla48.4 g insectivore
Melospiza melodia111.6 g insectivore-granivore
Spizella passerina812.2 g insectivore-granivore
Junco hyemalis121.6 g insectivore-granivore
Zonotrichia albicollis3424.4 g insectivore-granivore
Melospiza lincolnii1716.6 g insectivore-granivore
Melospiza georgiana216.1 g insectivore-granivore
Piranga ludoviciana428.1 g insectivore-frugivore