Los Amigos Conservation Concession (2005)
Basic information
Sample name: Los Amigos Conservation Concession (2005)

Reference: M. W. Tobler, S. E. Carrillo-Percastegui, R. Leite Pitman, R. Mares, and G. Powell. 2008. An evaluation of camera traps for inventorying large and medium-sized terrestrial rainforest mammals. Animal Conservation 11(3):169-178 [ER 1703]
Geography
Country: Peru

Coordinate: 12° 33' 0" S, 70° 5' 30" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "About two-thirds of the study site were within the Los Amigos Conservation Concession... a 1400 km2 privately managed protected area, with the remainder falling within two active logging concessions"
coordinate is the midpoint of ranges stated in the text
elevation 250 to 320 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 24.0
MAP: 3000.0
Habitat comments: "mostly primary lowland Amazonian moist forest" with cameras placed "in terra firme and floodplain forests only"
there is "a marked dry season from June to September and a rainy season during the months of November through February"
MAP 2500 to 3500
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other large mammals, other small mammals, birds
Site area: 5000.000
Sampling methods: quadrat, automatic cameras
Sample size: 428
Years: 2005
Days: 60
Seasons: dry, wet or monsoon
Nets or traps: 24
Net or trap nights: 1440
Camera type: analog
Cameras paired: yes
Sampling comments: the survey was "carried out from 14 September to 13 November 2005... at the end of the dry season and the beginning of the rainy season... 24 camera stations were set out in a 2 km grid along the study site’s trail system... covering an area of c. 50 km2... Each camera station included paired cameras facing one another on respective sides of a trail... We used Deercam... passive infrared cameras... Cameras were operating 24h a day and were checked every 5 days to replace film and batteries if necessary"
Metadata
Sample: 1894
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-09 16:05:54
Modified: 2016-01-12 17:09:58
Abundance distribution
25 species
3 singletons
total count 428
Fisher's α: 5.792
geometric series k: 0.8272
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8947
Shannon's H: 2.5925
Good's u: 0.9930
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