Asaka City
Basic information
Sample name: Asaka City

Reference: M. Okuyama. 2003. Methods for researching bird communities in isolated forest habiats - the case of a secondary forest in Asaka city, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. Bulletin of the Japanese Bird Banding Association 17(1):1-8 [ER 2745]
Geography
Country: Japan

Coordinate: 35° 47' N, 139° 37' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in Saitama Prefecture, just north of Tokyo"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 13.3
MAP: 1022.0
Habitat comments: "a small secondary forest of oak and hornbeam... isolated among vegetable fields and housing development"
climate data are for Saitama and are from Mori et al. (2009, European Journal of Soil Biology 45:290-300)
Methods
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 55
Years: 2001, 2002
Days: 8
Nets or traps: 3
Net or trap nights: 24
Sampling comments: netting was "from May 2001 to February 2002" and used "three mist nets... on a total of 8 days"
the three nets were 36 mm mesh and 12 m, 24 mm mesh and 12 m, and 24 mm mesh and 6 m
Metadata
Sample: 2921
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-04-25 15:43:58
Modified: 2018-04-25 15:58:11
Abundance distribution
13 species
5 singletons
total count 55
Fisher's α: 5.374
geometric series k: 0.7701
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7694
Shannon's H: 1.9465
Good's u: 0.9104
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