Microhabitat Patterns and Structure of Forest Bird Communities in Kampung Gumbang, Bau, Sarawak

Nickitta Danny, Danstine (2017) Microhabitat Patterns and Structure of Forest Bird Communities in Kampung Gumbang, Bau, Sarawak. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The purpose of this research is to study the microhabitat patterns and structure affecting the forest birds communities in Kampung Gumbang, Bau, Sarawak. Fifteen mist-nets with each vegetation plot of 10 m x 10 m were used for data sampling. Mist-nets were checked in every two hours, starting from 0600 hours to 1800 hours. Principal Component Analysis (PCA) and Generalized Linear Model (GLM) were used to analyze the microhabitat pattern affecting the forest birds communities. PCA was used to identify the parameters of habitat of the surroundings of birds, while GLM was used to rank the important parameters of the microhabitat. Three parameters, density of woody plant > 3 m height ( AIC = 218.3 ), density of ferns ( AIC = 221.6 ) and density of flowering plants ( AIC = 220.4 ) were found affected the forest bird communities most.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2017.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Microhabitat pattern, Forest birds, Principal Component Analysis (PCA), Generalized Linear Model (GLM), unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Unai
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2020 08:30
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2021 07:31
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/31244

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