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Geopelia cuneata (Diamond Dove)

Wikipedia Abstract

The diamond dove (Geopelia cuneata) is a bird resident in Australia.The dove predominantly exists in areas near water but which are lightly arid or semi-arid in nature, being Central, West and Northern Australia. They are one of Australia's smallest pigeons along with the peaceful dove. They have been spotted occasionally in Southern Australia in parks and gardens when the centre of Australia is very dry.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
11
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
30
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 9.19533
EDGE Score: 2.32193

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  32 grams
Birth Weight [1]  2.5 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  10 %
Diet - Plants [2]  20 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  70 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Clutch Size [4]  2
Incubation [3]  13 days

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Arnhem Land tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Australian Alps montane grasslands Australia Australasia Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Brigalow tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Cape York Peninsula tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Carnarvon xeric shrublands Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Carpentaria tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Central Ranges xeric scrub Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Coolgardie woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Eastern Australia mulga shrublands Australia Australasia Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Eastern Australian temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Einasleigh upland savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Esperance mallee Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Eyre and York mallee Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Gibson desert Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Great Sandy-Tanami desert Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Great Victoria desert Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Kimberly tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Mitchell grass downs Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Mount Lofty woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Murray-Darling woodlands and mallee Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub  
Naracoorte woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Nullarbor Plains xeric shrublands Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Pilbara shrublands Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Queensland tropical rain forests Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Simpson desert Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Southeast Australia temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Southeast Australia temperate savanna Australia Australasia Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Southwest Australia savanna Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Swan Coastal Plain Scrub and Woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Tirari-Sturt stony desert Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Victoria Plains tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Western Australian Mulga shrublands Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Currawinya Lakes National Park II 372252 Queensland, Australia
Hattah-Kulkyne NP and Murray-Kulkyne Park National Park II 122831 Victoria, Australia
Purnululu National Park II 604999 Western Australia, Australia
Riverland Biosphere Reserve Ia 1490891 South Australia, Australia
Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area Ramsar Site   Queensland, Australia
Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park II 332429 Northern Territory, Australia
Yathong Nature Reserve Ia 270264 New South Wales, Australia

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Southwest Australia Australia No

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Columbicola mjoebergi[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aalborg Zoo
Adelaide Zoo
Africam Safari (Africam, S. A.)
Alice Springs Desert Park
Amazon World
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Auckland Zoological Park
Bird Park Marlow
Birdland Park & Gardens
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Cleland Wildlife Park
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
Dept. of National Zoological Gardens
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Dunedin Botanic Gardens Aviary
Emerald Safari Resort
Espace Zoolog de St-Martin-la-Plaine
Flamingo Park Wildlife Encounter
Guldborgsund Zoo & Botanical Garden
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Kaliningrad Zoo
Knuthenborg Safaripark
Kristiansand Dyrepark ASA
Kyiv Zoological Park
Lotherton Bird Garden
Münchener Tierpark Hellabrunn
Melbourne Zoo
Menagerie du Jardin des Plantes
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Wybrzeza
Moscow Zoological Park
Moulton College
Niabi Zoo
Ogrod Zoobotaniczny Torun
Ogrod Zoologiczny im. Stefana Milera
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary
Parc des Oiseaux
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Parque De Animales Silvestres Temaikèn
Permskii Zoologicheskii Sad
Potter Park Zoological Gardens
Riverside Zoo
Rodbaston College
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Saitama Children's Zoo
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
Schoenbrunner Tiergarten GmbH
Shuttleworth College Animal Centre
Territory Wildlife Park (Berry Springs
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt
Tilgate Nature Centre
Toledo Zoological Gardens
Touroparc
Tropical Butterfly House
Twycross Zoo
Wilhelma Zoo
Willow Park Zoo
Wingham Wildlife Park
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
Zoo Duisburg AG
Zoo Hannover GmbH
Zoo of Antwerp
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoo Santo Inácio Vila Nova de Gaia
Zoobotanico de Jerez
Zoologicka Zahrada Bratislava
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzen
Zoologischer Garten Halle GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Leipzig
Zoologischer Garten Magdeburg
Zoologischer Garten Saarbruecken

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
2Hamish 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
3del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
4Jetz 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
5Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
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