Golestan National Park
Basic information
Sample name: Golestan National Park

Reference: A. K. Hamidi, A. Ghoddousi, M. Soufi, T. Ghadiri-An, H. Jowkar, and S. Ashayeri. 2014. Camera trap study of Persian leopard in Golestan National Park, Iran. CATnews 60:12-14 [ER 3327]
Country: Iran

Coordinate: 37.55° N, 56.38° E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: a UNESCE Biosphere Reserve with "an area of 874 km2"
coordinate based on Golestan National Park
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: the park spans "eastwards from the humid deciduous forest to steppes and arid plains, with mean annual precipitation between 150 and 700 mm in the east and west" but all trapping was within the "forest and steppe zones", so the MAP figures cannot be averaged
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates
Focal species: Panthera pardus saxicolor
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 718
Years: 2011
Nets or traps: 40
Net or trap nights: 2777
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Sampling comments: "30 camera trap stations" were "used in the first two blocks and 20 stations in the third... The team deployed 40 camera traps (DeercamTM, Park Falls, WI) throughout all three blocks" and there was "one camera/station"
the survey was "between January and December 2011"
list is of large mammals and may exclude small carnivores
Sample: 3697
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-10-29 16:00:26
Modified: 2020-10-29 17:02:30
Abundance distribution
9 species
0 singletons
total count 718
standardised richness: 9.0
Fisher's α: 1.450
geometric series k: 0.5734
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6105
Shannon's H: 1.3811
Good's u: 1.0000
Panthera pardus saxicolor7832 kg carnivore
Ursus arctos39156 kg frugivore-carnivore
Canis lupus543 kg carnivore
Sus scrofa42854 kg herbivore
wild boar
Ovis vignei47
Capra aegagrus1322 kg browser-grazer
Bezoar goat
Cervus elaphus13104 kg
Capreolus capreolus1122 kg browser
Hystrix indica84