Estación de Investigaciones Ecológicas Mediterráneas
Basic information
Sample name: Estación de Investigaciones Ecológicas Mediterráneas
Sample aka: San Carlos de Apoquindo

Reference: S. Reid and J. J. Armesto. 2011. Interaction dynamics of avian frugivores and plants in a Chilean Mediterranean shrubland. Journal of Arid Environments 75:221-230 [ER 1302]
Country: Chile

Coordinate: 33° 23' S, 70° 31' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in San Carlos de Apoquindo... 20 km east of downtown Santiago"
elevation 1050 to 1915 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: Mediterranean woodland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 14.8
MAP: 434.0
Habitat comments: "matorral... predominantly evergreen sclerophyllous shrubland... Today the entire area is mainly devoted to recreational activities (e.g. hiking, mountain-biking, picnics, and horse riding), but occasional low-intensity grazing by horses and cattle still occurs. Until 1982 limited farming and firewood extraction took place in lowland areas"
"hot-dry summers and cool and mild rainy winters"
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 193
Years: 2006
Net or trap nights: 110
Sampling comments: "During the months of maximum ripe fruit production (January-May 2006) we weekly set up four to six mist nets from sunrise to noon" (approximately 5 x 22 = net days)
Sample: 1792
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-10-25 16:11:34
Modified: 2015-10-25 16:11:34
Abundance distribution
23 species
5 singletons
total count 193
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 6.806
geometric series k: 0.8542
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9108
Shannon's H: 2.6648
Good's u: 0.9743