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Breeding Birds of the Platte River Valley


Table 1


Table 1. Population densities (pairs/km2) and diversity of breeding species among major habitat types in the Platte River Valley.

                 Density      Number     Diversity   Equitability
                            of Species      (H')         (J')

Shelterbelt       698.8         24         4.263        1.341

Residential       631.2         23         3.499        1.116

Lowland forest    561.6         50         4.506        1.152

Wetlands          532.6         18         3.494        1.209

River channel
Island            522.8         39         4.052        1.106

Upland native
Prairie           110.6         30         3.609        1.061

Wet meadow        110.3         20         3.508        1.171

Alfalfa           101.2         14         3.004        1.138

Corn               63.0          3         1.509        1.374

Domestic hayland   58.6          7         2.542        1.306

Wheat              47.6         12         2.876        1.157

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