Sampling event

Availability of browse in Murchinson Falls National Park & Bugungu Wildlife Reserve

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7 days of field survey from 12th to 20th of March, 2021 to assess the availability of palatable browse for the black rhinoceros (woody, forb & liana species below two meters) in Murchinson Falls National Park & Bugungu Wildlife Reserve

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Goodman, P.S. (2021) An assessment of the habitat suitability and carrying capacity of black rhinoceros in Murchison Falls National Park. Unpublished report. TotalEnergies & UWA, Kampala Uganda.


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Peter S. Goodman
  • Originator
Wildlife Ecologist
International Conservation Services
James Kalema
  • Originator
Botanical Ecologist & Taxonomist
Makerere University
Antoine Escalas
  • Metadata Provider
Exploration & Production Biodiversity Coordinator
Steven Dickinson
  • Point Of Contact
Group Biodiversity Specialist, Senior Environment Delegate

Geographic Coverage

Uganda - Murchinson Falls National Park & Bugungu Wildlife Reserve

Bounding Coordinates South West [-1.099, 28.74], North East [4.04, 35.156]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Kingdom Plantae

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2021-03-12 / 2021-03-20

Sampling Methods

A physical survey of 43 circular plots of 700 m2 placed near but out of the sphere of influence of the available access roads in the Park: 24 north of the Victoria Nile and 19 south of the Victoria Nile including 6 in the Bugungu Wildlife Reserve Field. Data were captured manually.

Study Extent Murchinson Falls National Park & Bugungu Wildlife Reserve. Sample sites were grouped by region : North Park West, North Park East, South Park West, South Park Central and Bugungu Wildlife Reserve.

Method step description:

  1. Establishement of circular plots
  2. Within the plot: identification & recording of all identifiable woody, forb and liana species below 2 meters

Additional Metadata