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Burhinus superciliaris (Peruvian Thick-knee)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Peruvian thick-knee (Burhinus superciliaris) is a species of bird in the family Burhinidae. It is found in Chile, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and pastureland. It is a ground-dwelling bird and feeds on insects and small animals.
View Wikipedia Record: Burhinus superciliaris

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
25
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
41
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 19.1272
EDGE Score: 3.00207

Attributes

Clutch Size [1]  2

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Sechura desert Peru Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Tumbes-Piura dry forests Ecuador, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Reserva del Noroeste Biosphere Reserve 571807 Peru  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Birmingham Zoo
Gladys Porter Zoo
Leeds Castle Enterprises Ltd.
Miller Park Zoo
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Mulhouse Zoo
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
Sedgwick County Zoo
Tiergarten Heidelberg
Touroparc

Range Map

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Jetz 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