Mist Netting of Bird in Fragmented Forest and Oil Palm Plantation

Wong Yang, Yung (2015) Mist Netting of Bird in Fragmented Forest and Oil Palm Plantation. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Bird species richness in fragmented forest, oil palm plantation and the edge between fragmented forest and oil palm plantation were analyzed for Bukit Durang from August 2014 until April 2015. Nine line transects were set up in fragmented forest and oil palm plantation. Total of 21 mist nets (3 m x 12 m x 36 mm mesh) were used with total 540 nets days in nine transects and each sampling distributed between oil palm, forest and edge. Total 159 individuals successful mist-netted with 10 recaptured individuals with 39 species belong to 18 families. Shannon's index in forest (H'=2.676) showed higher species richness compared to the edge and oil palm plantation. There were no significant difference between forest and oil palm plantation shown by diversity t-test, but there were significant differences when compared with edge. Conservation effort should be taken to enhance species richness in oil palm plantation and forest in future planning.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2015.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Conservation, Diversity, Shannon's index, Species Richness.
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
S Agriculture > SD Forestry
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Unai
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2021 02:29
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2021 02:29
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/35013

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