Garden Route National Park (Site 1)
Basic information
Sample name: Garden Route National Park (Site 1)

Reference: N. Hanekom and R. M. Randall. 2015. Assessments of occurrence and distribution of mammals in forests of the Garden Route National Park based on camera trapping. Koedoe 57(1):1-7 [ER 1754]
Country: South Africa
State: Southern Cape

Coordinate: 33° 59' S, 22° 35' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: shown on a map as very near the coastal town of Wilderness
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 19.3
CMT: 14.4
MAP: 728.0
Habitat comments: "Southern Cape Afrotemperate Forest" and specifically very dry scrub
MAP is "approximately 650 mm along the coast"
climate data are for Outeniqua Research Farm and is from Swanepoel et al. (2016, Grass and Forage Science)
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 160
Years: 2010, 2011
Nets or traps: 8
Net or trap nights: 224
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Trap spacing: 0.300
Sampling comments: "an array of eight cameras, consisting of four Bushnell Trophy Cams (with infrared flash) and four Cuddeback Capture cameras (with incandescent flash), was deployed for between 28 and 45 days... each camera was positioned at least 100 m apart, but where possible between 200 m and 300 m apart... No bait or lures were used... Trapping was conducted between March 2010 and January 2011"
Sample: 1957
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-20 17:03:56
Modified: 2016-12-15 20:47:50
Abundance distribution
7 species
0 singletons
total count 160
standardised richness: 7.0
Fisher's α: 1.495
geometric series k: 0.6481
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7626
Shannon's H: 1.6160
Good's u: 1.0000
Tragelaphus scriptus4531 kg browser-grazer
Genetta tigrina541.7 kg invertivore-carnivore
Caracal caracal1312 kg carnivore
Philantomba monticola134.3 kg frugivore-folivore
Hystrix africaeaustralis2715 kg browser
Mellivora capensis47.7 kg carnivore-invertivore
Panthera pardus432 kg carnivore