Table Mountain National Park
Basic information
Sample name: Table Mountain National Park

Reference: R. B. Colyn, F. G. T. Radloff, and M. J. O'Riain. 2018. Camera trapping mammals in the scrubland's of the Cape Floristic Kingdom - the importance of effort, spacing and trap placement. Biodiversity Conservation 27:503-520 [ER 3346]
Geography
Country: South Africa
State: Western Cape

Coordinate: 34° 17' S, 18° 26' E
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Geography comments: "in the most southern part of the Table Mountain National Park" in an area that "is fenced and 80 km2 in size... we selected an area of 2 9 2 km (4 km2) within CoGH"
elevation 70 to 110 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: Mediterranean woodland
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "within the Peninsula Sandstone Fynbos vegetation type... The area experiences a temperate Mediterranean climate"
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, birds, turtles
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 407
Days: 69
Nets or traps: 25
Net or trap nights: 3312
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Trap spacing: 0.500
Sampling comments: the area "was populated with 25 Bushnell HD camera traps which were evenly spaced with an oblique distance of 500 m between them"
half the cameras were located "20 m from each grid point" and half "to a maximum of 120 m from each designated grid point" and separate counts of large mammals are given for each category, but not for the other taxa
"Consecutive photographs of the same species at a given camera station were deemed independent if photographs were taken > 1 h apart"
Metadata
Sample: 3715
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-11-02 08:30:42
Modified: 2020-11-02 08:30:42
Abundance distribution
26 species
6 singletons
total count 407
standardised richness: 16.0
Fisher's α: 6.189
geometric series k: 0.8271
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8577
Shannon's H: 2.3769
Good's u: 0.9853
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