Sundarbans East Wildlife Sanctuary
Basic information
Sample name: Sundarbans East Wildlife Sanctuary

Reference: M. M. H. Khan. 2012. Population and prey of the Bengal Tiger Panthera tigris tigris (Linnaeus, 1758) (Carnivora: Felidae) in the Sundarbans, Bangladesh. Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(2):2370-2380 [ER 3034]
Country: Bangladesh

Coordinate: 21° 22' 30" N, 89° 48' 0" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "approximately 0.92.1 m above the mean sea level... The camera-trap survey was conducted in the Sundarbans East Wildlife Sanctuary (total area of 312km, between 2149"-2156"N & 8944"-8952"E)"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: mangrove
Protection: wildlife protected area
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "a mangrove swamp comprising mainly holophytic tree"
Life forms: carnivores, primates, ungulates, birds, lizards
Focal species: Panthera tigris
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 1431
Years: 2006
Days: 90
Nets or traps: 10
Camera type: analog
Cameras paired: no
Trap spacing: 2.000
Sampling comments: "camera-trap survey was conducted for 90 days from 06 September to 04 December 2006... The location of camera-trap points were selected to maximize the chances of obtaining tiger photos... trap-points were set approximately 2km apart"
counts are of "individuals in photos... The total survey area... was approximately 105km2... 10 commercially made Wildlife Pro... camera-trap units were used... Inside the housing there is a Canon Super Shot fully-automatic 35mm autofocus camera... camera-traps were mounted... at a height of 45 cm... camera-traps were systematically shifted in three camera-trapping sub-plots"
Sample: 3279
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-03-16 09:21:45
Modified: 2019-03-16 09:21:45
Abundance distribution
11 species
1 singleton
total count 1431
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.621
geometric series k: 0.4981
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4238
Shannon's H: 0.9121
Good's u: 0.9993
Panthera tigris tigris7168 kg carnivore
Homo sapiens134
Axis axis106340 kg browser-grazer
Sus scrofa17554 kg herbivore
Macaca mulatta108.3 kg folivore-frugivore
Leptoptilos javanicus84.7 kg omnivore
Gallus gallus729.1 g frugivore-granivore
Centropus sinensis5247 g insectivore
Corvus splendens9 omnivore
Acridotheres fuscus182.8 g omnivore
Varanus salvator12