Hukaung Valley Wildlife Sanctuary (Outside the Core)
Basic information
Sample name: Hukaung Valley Wildlife Sanctuary (Outside the Core)

Reference: H. Naing, T. K. Fuller, P. R. Sievert, T. O. Randhir, S. H. T. Po, M. Maung, A. J. Lynam, S. Htun, W. N. Thaw, and T. Myint. 2015. Assessing large mammal and bird richness from camera-trap records in the Hukaung Valley of Northern Myanmar. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 63:376-388 [ER 1752]
Country: Myanmar

Coordinate: 26° 26' N, 96° 34' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Hukaung Valley Tiger Reserve
elevation 94 to 3440 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: agriculture, hunting, mining, selective logging
MAT: 24.4
MAP: 2340.0
Habitat comments: "The plain contains a mosaic of broadleaf forest and grassland habitats, the hilly slopes are covered with broadleaf forest, and the mountains consist of temperate broadleaf forest, coniferous forest, and shrubland... The study area is in the humid subtropical climate zone... having... mean annual minimum and maximum temperatures of 18.8C and 30.0C... The climate is greatly influenced by monsoons"; there is small-scale cultivation, logging, hunting and mining within the area
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, birds
Focal species: Panthera tigris
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 738
Years: 2001 - 2011
Nets or traps: 143
Net or trap nights: 3298
Camera type: analog
Cameras paired: no
Trap spacing: 2.000
Sampling comments: "Camera-trapping in the HKVWS initially was carried out to investigate tiger... distribution and relative abundance... trapping stations were set up, usually at least 2 km from the next nearest station... at each station, a passive infrared camera unit (CamtrakkerTM, Camtrak South Inc., Watkinsville, GA, and/or DeerCam with DC-300 film, Non-Typical, Park Falls, WI, USA) was attached to a tree... Each camera trap was operated continuously... 403 camera stations were deployed... 143 Outside of the Core area"
Sample: 1954
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-20 16:05:27
Modified: 2016-01-20 16:05:27
Abundance distribution
34 species
5 singletons
total count 738
Fisher's α: 7.364
geometric series k: 0.8551
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8978
Shannon's H: 2.7482
Good's u: 0.9932