SaryChat Ertash Zapovednik (ridge)
Basic information
Sample name: SaryChat Ertash Zapovednik (ridge)

Reference: J. L. McCarthy, K. P. McCarthy, T. K. Fuller, and T. M. McCarthy. 2010. Assessing variation in wildlife biodiversity in the Tien Shan Mountains of Kyrgyzstan using ancillary camera-trap photos. Mountain Research and Development 30(3):295-301 [ER 1710]
Geography
Country: Kyrgyzstan

Coordinate: 41° 57' 44" N, 78° 32' 4" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: elevation 3049 to 3661 m (mean is stated)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: montane grassland
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: hunting
Habitat comments: "alpine... No hunting is permitted in SaryChat, although there are several villages located along the border, and extensive poaching by rangers and local villagers was previously reported... the major valley is wide and rich with short grass species, and the mountainsides and ridgelines quickly become barren as they rise from the valley"
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals
Focal species: Uncia uncia
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 60
Years: 2005
Days: 49
Seasons: summer, autumn
Nets or traps: 14
Net or trap nights: 570
Camera type: analog
Cameras paired: yes
Sampling comments: "During June–September 2005, we used CamTrakkerTM Ranger Cameras... We placed... pairs of cameras roughly every 2 km" (14 were placed along ridge lines); "paired cameras were set on opposite sides of a trail, roughly 3 m apart.Cameras were set for 49 consecutive days in both areas and were checked every 8–10 days to change batteries and/or film"
it might be able to back out a cameras per km2 figure from Fig. 1
Metadata
Sample: 1904
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-10 11:59:16
Modified: 2016-01-12 17:38:37
Abundance distribution
6 species
2 singletons
total count 60
Fisher's α: 1.660
geometric series k: 0.5253
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6791
Shannon's H: 1.3007
Good's u: 0.9672
Register
Vulpes vulpes15.4 kg carnivore-frugivore
Panthera uncia136 kg carnivore
Ovis ammon1976 kg browser-grazer
Capra ibex25
Lepus tolai2
Marmota baibacina12