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Eudocimus ruber (Scarlet Ibis)

Wikipedia Abstract

The scarlet ibis (Eudocimus ruber) is a species of ibis in the bird family Threskiornithidae. It inhabits tropical South America and islands of the Caribbean. In form it resembles most of the other twenty-seven extant species of ibis, but its remarkably brilliant scarlet coloration makes it unmistakable.This medium-sized wader is a hardy, numerous, and prolific bird, and it has protected status around the world. Its IUCN status is Least Concern.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
21
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
39
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 16.6031
EDGE Score: 2.86807

Attributes

Adult Weight [2]  1.46 lbs (664 g)
Female Weight [2]  1.30 lbs (588 g)
Male Weight [2]  1.63 lbs (741 g)
Weight Dimorphism [2]  26 %
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Piscivore
Diet - Fish [3]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  90 %
Forages - Ground [3]  50 %
Forages - Water Surface [3]  50 %
Clutch Size [5]  2
Incubation [4]  23 days
Maximum Longevity [4]  33 years
Water Biome [1]  Rivers and Streams, Coastal, Brackish Water

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Alta Paraná Atlantic forests Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Amazon-Orinoco-Southern Caribbean mangroves Brazil, Columbia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela Neotropic Mangroves  
Araucaria moist forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Araya and Paria xeric scrub Venezuela Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Atlantic Coast restingas Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Caribbean shrublands France, United Kingdom, Dominica, St. Lucia, Netherlands Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands      
Cordillera La Costa montane forests Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guajira-Barranquilla xeric scrub Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands  
Guianan Freshwater swamp forests Suriname, Guyana, French Guiana Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guianan moist forests Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
La Costa xeric shrublands Venezuela Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Lara-Falcón dry forests Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Llanos Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Maracaibo dry forests Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Marajó varzea Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Napo moist forests Colombia, Venezuela, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Orinoco Delta swamp forests Venezuela, Guyana Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Orinoco wetlands Venezuela Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Paraguana xeric scrub Venezuela Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Southern Atlantic mangroves Brazil Neotropic Mangroves  

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Big Cypress National Preserve V 732120 Florida, United States
Biscayne National Park II 11085 Florida, United States
Buenavista Wetland Reserve 778949 Cuba    
Caroni Swamp Wildlife Sanctuary Forest Reserve 8129 Trinidad and Tobago    
Cinaruco-Capanaparo National Park II 1664173 Venezuela  
Estación Biológica El Frío 57221 Venezuela  
Morrocoy National Park 63672 Venezuela  
Parque Nacional Henri Pittier National Park 218030 Venezuela  
Reserva de la Biosfera de Yasuni Biosphere Reserve 4156313 Ecuador  
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (incl. Tayrona NP) National Park II 1031303 Colombia  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Amana French Guiana A2, A4i, A4iii  
Caroni Swamp Trinidad and Tobago A4i, A4iii  
Delta do Parnaíba Brazil A2, A4i  
Littoral French Guiana A2, A4i, A4iii    
Monumento Natural Laguna de las Marites Venezuela A4i
Northern Commewijne/ Marowijne Suriname A2, A4i, A4iii  
Northern Saramacca Suriname A2, A4i, A4iii  
Parque Nacional Turuépano Venezuela A4i
Pedernales-Capure Venezuela A1, A4i, A4iii
Reentrâncias Maranhenses / Paraenses Brazil A2, A4i, A4iii
Refugio de Fauna Silvestre y Reserva de Pesca Ciénaga de Los Olivitos Venezuela A1, A2, A4i
Reserva de Fauna Silvestre Gran Morichal Venezuela A4i

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Acquario di Genova
Al Bustan Zoological Center
Al-Wabra Wildlife Preservation
Albuquerque Biological Park
Alexandria Zoological Park
Amazon World
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Artis Zoo
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Banham Zoo Ltd.
Bergen County Zoological Park
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo
Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park
Biodome de Montreal
Bird Park Marlow
Birmingham Zoo
Blackbrook Zoological Park
Blackpool Zoo
Bosphorus Zoo (Bogaziçi Hayvanat
Bramble Park Zoo
Brevard Zoo
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Buffalo Zoological Gardens
Burger's Zoo
Caldwell Zoo
Cameron Park Zoo
Cape May County Park Zoo
Central Park Zoo
CERZA Centre d'Etude Rech Zool Augeron
Charles Paddock Zoo
Chiangmai Zoological Garden
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
City of Belfast Zoo
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Colchester Zoo
Cologne Zoo
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
Copenhagen Zoo
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
Curraghs Wildlife Park
Dallas World Aquarium
Dallas Zoo
David Traylor Zoo of Emporia
Denver Zoological Gardens
Dept. of National Zoological Gardens
Detroit Zoological Society
Dickerson Park Zoo
Dierenpark 'De Vleut' (Zoo Best)
Dierenpark Amersfoort
Dierenpark Emmen
Edinburgh Zoo-Scottish National Zoo
El Paso Zoo
Emerald Safari Resort
Espace Zoologique la Boissiere du Dore
Exmoor Zoological Park
Faunia (Parque Biologico De Madrid,SA)
Flamingo Land LTD
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Fundacao Parque Zoologico de Sao Paulo
Fundacao Zoo-Botan. de Belo Horizonte
Fundacion Zoologica de Cali
GaiaPark, Kerkrade Zoo
Gladys Porter Zoo
Granby Zoo / Zoo de Granby
Great Plains Zoo
Guadalajara Zoo
Helsinki Zoo
Hong Kong Zool. & Botanical Gardens
Honolulu Zoo
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Inokashira Park Zoo
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
Jesperhus Blomsterpark
Johannesburg Zoological Gardens
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Jyllands Park Zoo
Khao Kheow Open Zoo
Kyiv Zoological Park
L'Oceanografic
Leeds Castle Enterprises Ltd.
Lincoln Childrens Zoo (former Folsom)
Lincoln Park Zoological Gardens
Little Rock Zoological Gardens
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo
Maktoum Wildlife Centre
Münchener Tierpark Hellabrunn
Menagerie du Jardin des Plantes
Mesker Park Zoo
Micke Grove Zoo
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny w Lodz
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
Mill Mountain Zoo
Miller Park Zoo
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Mitchell Park Zoo
Monde Sauvage Safari SPRL
Montecasino Bird Gardens
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Montgomery Zoo
Moscow Zoological Park
Mulhouse Zoo
Mundomar
Museum de Besancon
Nakhon Ratchasima Zool. Park
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc
National Aviary in Pittsburgh
Nogeyama Zoological Gardens Yokohama
North Carolina Zoological Park
Novosibirsk Zoological Park
Ocean Park Corporation
Odense Zoologiske Have
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Opolu, Opole
Olmense Zoo
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Ouwehand Zoo
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park
Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary
Parc de Lunaret
Parc des Oiseaux
Parc Merveilleux
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Parc Zoologic de Barcelona
Parc Zoologique d'Amneville
Parc Zoologique de Champrépus
Parc Zoologique De Cleres (MNHN)
Parc Zoologique de La Palmyre
Parco Zoo Punta Verde
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Parque De Animales Silvestres Temaikèn
Parque Zoologico Jaime Duque - Bogota
Phoenix Zoo
Potawatomi Zoo
Potter Park Zoological Gardens
Reid Park Zoo
Rome Zoo-Fondazione Bioparco di Roma
Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park
Rostock Zoologischer Garten
Rotterdam Zoo
Safari West
Safaripark Beekse Bergen
Saitama Children's Zoo
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
San Diego Wild Animal Park
San Diego Zoo
Santa Ana Zoo
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
Schoenbrunner Tiergarten GmbH
Sea World Orlando
Sedgwick County Zoo
Seneca Park Zoo
Sequoia Park Zoo
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Societa Zoologica Di Pistoia S.R.L
South Lakes Wild Animal Park
Stichting Nederlands Opvang Papegaaien
Tama Zoological Park
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
Terra Natura S.A.
Texas Zoo
The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens
Tiergarten Heidelberg
Tierpark Hagenbeck GmbH
Topeka Zoological Park
Toronto Zoo
Touroparc
Tracy Aviary
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum
Turtle Back Zoo
Twycross Zoo
Ueno Zoological Gardens
Umgeni River Bird Park
Utah's Hogle Zoo
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Ctr
Vogelpark (Birdpark) Avifauna
Wild Animal Park Mechelen Planckendael
Wildlife World Zoo
Wilhelma Zoo
Zagreb Zoo / Zooloski vrt Zagreb
Zoo Aquarium de Madrid (GRPR)
Zoo d'Asson
Zoo de Doue-la-Fontaine
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
Zoo des Sables d'Olonne
Zoo Dresden GmbH
Zoo Duisburg AG
Zoo Dvur Kralove, a.s.
Zoo Landau in der Pfalz
Zoo New England, Franklin Park Zoo
Zoo of Antwerp
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoo Parc Overloon
Zoo Santo Inácio Vila Nova de Gaia
Zoo Taiping & Night Safari
Zoo Zürich
Zoobotanico de Jerez
Zoological Center Tel Aviv - Ramat Gan
Zoological Garden Prague
Zoological Society of London
Zoological Society of Trinidad &Tobago
Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna
Zoologicka zahrada Bojnice
Zoologicka Zahrada Bratislava
Zoologischer Garten Augsburg GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt
Zoologischer Garten Leipzig
Zoologischer Garten Schmiding
Zoologischer Garten Wuppertal
ZOOMARINE - Mundo Aquatico S.A.

Range Map

North America;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
2ffrench, R. 1991. A guide to the birds of Trinidad and Tobago. 2nd ed. Cornell University Press. New York. 426 pp.
3Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
4de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
5Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access