Basic information
Sample name: Kambalda

Reference: W. J. Morris and R. D. Wooller. 2001. The structure and dynamics of an assemblage of small birds in a semi-arid eucalypt woodland in south-western Australia. Emu 101(1):7-12 [ER 3278]
Country: Australia
State: Western Australia

Coordinate: 31° 12' S, 121° 38' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "near Kambalda... 58 km south of Kalgoorlie"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "25 ha of flat, mature open woodland between two dry creeks, within a larger area of dry sclerophyll woodland"
Fig. 1 shows that monthly precipitation is < 30 mm in every month of the year
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 81
Years: 1981, 1982
Sampling comments: the study was "from February 1981 to June 1982, except for October and November" but mist netting was "carried out intermittently... Up to sixteen 13 m x 2 m nets were operated for 3 h in the early morning for 2-3 consecutive mornings at different sites" (number of days not stated)
Sample: 3626
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-05-25 20:46:04
Modified: 2020-05-25 20:46:04
Abundance distribution
15 species
2 singletons
total count 81
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 5.415
geometric series k: 0.8426
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9106
Shannon's H: 2.5389
Good's u: 0.9753
Smicrornis brevirostris45.3 g insectivore
Acanthiza apicalis67.5 g insectivore
Acanthiza uropygialis116.4 g insectivore
Pyrrholaemus brunneus412.5 g
Pomatostomus superciliosus73.5 g insectivore
Petroica goodenovii98.9 g insectivore
Pardalotus striatus31.9 g insectivore-nectarivore
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa32.0 g insectivore
Oreoica gutturalis17.8 g insectivore
Manorina flavigula11 insectivore-nectarivore
Acanthagenys rufogularis3 insectivore-nectarivore
Lichenostomus leucotis7 nectarivore
Lichenostomus ornatus1 insectivore-nectarivore
Purnella albifrons6
"Phylidonyris albifrons"
Lichmera indistincta5 nectarivore