Savandurga State Forest (winter)
Basic information
Sample name: Savandurga State Forest (winter)

Reference: H. C. Chetana and T. Ganesh. 2007. Survey and activity patterns of nocturnal mammals in a fragmented dry deciduous forest of Karnataka. Zoos' Print Journal 22(4):2644-2647 [ER 1697]
Geography
Country: India
State: Karnataka

Coordinate: 12° 55' 8" N, 77° 18' 11" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "approximately 60 km from Bengaluru... near Magadi town"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 25.0
MAP: 800.0
Habitat comments: "The forest covers an area of about 27 km2. The natural vegetation of the forest is dry and moist deciduous type with scrub, grass and rocks covering a large extent of the south eastern and northern portions... There are a considerable number of pilgrims visiting a temple in the forest, almost on a daily basis"
climate data are for Magadi and are from Rao et al. (2011, Food Chemistry)
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals
Site area: 2700.000
Sampling methods: no design, baited, automatic cameras
Sample size: 39
Years: 2005
Seasons: winter
Nets or traps: 2
Net or trap nights: 10
Camera type: analog
Cameras paired: no
Sampling comments: "We used two remote camera traps with built-in infrared sensor... We also used banana and dry fish as baits... The cameras were in operation from 1800 to 0600hr... The sampling was done... for a total of 10 traps nights in January 2005 during the winter"
a map (Fig. 1) suggests that most of the reserve was sampled
Metadata
Sample: 1888
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-06 20:59:23
Modified: 2016-12-14 13:24:43
Abundance distribution
4 species
2 singletons
total count 39
Fisher's α: 1.117
geometric series k: 0.3255
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.3880
Shannon's H: 0.7331
Good's u: 0.9487
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