West Coast Park
Basic information
Sample name: West Coast Park

Reference: N. Kaneko, M. Nakata, A. Chiba, and Y. Itoh. 2012. Autumnal use of fruits by bird vectors in a coastal forest near the city of Niigata. Japanese Journal of Ornithology 61(1):100-111 [ER 2765]
Geography
Country: Japan

Coordinate: 37° 55' N, 139° 3' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in Chuo-ku, Niigata City... along the coastline"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate coniferous forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 13.7
MAP: 1796.0
Habitat comments: "The length of this Pinus thunbergii forest is about 5 km, the width of the forest belt near the study site is 180-210 m, and the inland side is in contact with residential areas and urban areas"
Methods
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 1293
Years: 2009, 2010
Seasons: summer, autumn
Sampling comments: 12 m mist nets were used and birds were ringed
the exact number of nets appears to have varied through the study period, but the translation is poor
sampling was from September through November in 2009 and August through November in 2010
Metadata
Sample: 2958
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-05-26 17:41:32
Modified: 2018-05-26 17:41:32
Abundance distribution
37 species
8 singletons
total count 1293
Fisher's α: 7.102
geometric series k: 0.8467
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8286
Shannon's H: 2.2634
Good's u: 0.9938
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