Blue Gum Swamp Creek
Basic information
Sample name: Blue Gum Swamp Creek

Reference: J. W. Hardy and J. R. Farrell. 1990. A bird banding study in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. 1. Overview. Corella 14(1):1-15 [ER 2731]
Country: Australia
State: New South Wales

Coordinate: 33° 39' 48" S, 150° 36' 30" E
Geography comments: "within the Blue Mountains National Park... at the end of Whitecross Road, Winmalee"
altitude 230 to 255 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
MAP: 1085.0
Habitat comments: "tall open forest" dominated by Eucalpytus deanei, E. piperita, and E. notabilis
MAP is for "nearby Springwood"
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 3450
Years: 1977 - 1987
Sampling comments: "Mist nets... had a mesh size of 32 mm... and were opened to an effective height of 2.7 m. Most were 12 m long, but several 9 m and 18 m long nets were also used. Only two nets were used until early 1979, after which eight or more were used consistently. After 1980 up to 16 nets were erected on occasions... 187 banding visits were made to the study site"
total number of banding days for 1979 - 1987 is 143, but figures for 1977 and 1978 are not given and the number of net days is not indicated
counts are of individuals, not captures
Sample: 2898
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-04-21 18:02:29
Modified: 2018-06-30 21:06:52
Abundance distribution
54 species
6 singletons
total count 3450
standardised richness: 25.8
Fisher's α: 9.088
geometric series k: 0.8801
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8819
Shannon's H: 2.7070
Good's u: 0.9983
Accipiter fasciatus115.1 g carnivore-insectivore
Geopelia placida1047.8 g granivore
Callocephalon fimbriatum1256 g
Platycercus elegans65.1 g frugivore-omnivore
Cacomantis variolosus13.5 g frugivore
"Cuculus variolosus"
Cuculus pyrrhophanus14
Chrysococcyx lucidus24.9 g insectivore
Alcedo azurea234.9 g invertivore-carnivore
"Ceyx azureus"
Dacelo novaeguineae2313 g carnivore-insectivore
Todiramphus sanctus38.0 g carnivore
"Halcyon sancta"
Petroica rosea278.2 g insectivore
Petroica multicolor11.5 g insectivore
Eopsaltria australis10222.2 g insectivore
Falcunculus frontatus830.5 g insectivore
Pachycephala pectoralis1181.6 g insectivore
Pachycephala rufiventris94.9 g insectivore
Colluricincla harmonica192.8 g carnivore-insectivore
Monarcha melanopsis722.7 g insectivore
Myiagra rubecula33.7 g insectivore
Rhipidura rufifrons811.5 g insectivore
Rhipidura fuliginosa962.7 g insectivore
Psophodes olivaceus1968.0 g insectivore
Malurus lamberti592.0 g insectivore
Pycnoptilus floccosus75.2 g
Origma solitaria714.7 g
Sericornis frontalis961.8 g insectivore
Sericornis magnirostris219.8 g insectivore
Sericornis citreogularis14.2 g insectivore
Hylacola pyrrhopygia416.8 g
Gerygone mouki115.2 g insectivore
Acanthiza pusilla1652.9 g insectivore
Acanthiza reguloides27.7 g insectivore
Acanthiza lineata802.6 g insectivore
Climacteris erythrops723.3 g
Climacteris leucophaea24
Anthochaera chrysoptera10 nectarivore
Meliphaga lewinii39 frugivore
Nesoptilotis leucotis13 insectivore
"Lichenostomus leucotis"
Caligavis chrysops311 insectivore
"Lichenostomus chrysops"
Lichenostomus melanops24
Melithreptus lunatus24 nectarivore
Melithreptus brevirostris11 insectivore-nectarivore
Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus11
"Phylidonyris pyrrhoptera"
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae871 nectarivore
Phylidonyris nigra59 nectarivore
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris603 omnivore
Myzomela sanguinolenta1 nectarivore
Pardalotus punctatus218.7 g insectivore
Zosterops lateralis1671.9 g frugivore-omnivore
Neochmia temporalis24811.4 g granivore
"Emblema temporalis"
Stagonopleura bella1514.0 g
"Emblema bellum"
Oriolus sagittatus2 frugivore-omnivore
Cracticus torquatus2 carnivore-insectivore
Strepera graculina2 carnivore