Comparative Abundance of Birds in Trinidad's Northern Range

Richard ffrench, Margaret ffrench


During the years 1961 through 1983 we carried out fieldwork at various locations in Trinidad's Northern Range, trapping birds with mist-nets as part of a study of populations, and in order to obtain information on size, plumage and moult. The following statistics are presented in order to give some idea of comparative species abundance in the area, since little work has been done involving trapped birds in that field since the monumental study by Snow & Snow (1963), which, however, dealt mainly with measurements and was not restricted to any single habitat or district of Trinidad.

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