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Ptilinopus solomonensis (Yellow-bibbed Fruit Dove)

Wikipedia Abstract

The yellow-bibbed fruit dove (Ptilinopus solomonensis) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family. It is found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.43546
EDGE Score: 1.86182


Adult Weight [1]  100 grams
Diet [2]  Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  100 %
Forages - Canopy [2]  33 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  33 %
Forages - Understory [2]  33 %
Clutch Size [3]  1


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Admiralty Islands lowland rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Biak-Numfoor rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
New Britain-New Ireland lowland rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
New Britain-New Ireland montane rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Solomon Islands rain forests Solomon Islands Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
East Melanesian Islands Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu No

Prey / Diet

Ficus benjamina (weeping fig)[4]
Ficus pungens[4]
Ficus thonningii (Chinese banyan)[4]
Ficus tinctoria (fig)[4]
Ficus trachypison[4]
Ficus virens[4]
Ficus virgata[4]
Ficus xylosicia[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aplonis cantoroides (Singing Starling)2
Aplonis metallica (Metallic Starling)5
Chalcophaps indica (Common Emerald Dove)1
Charmosyna placentis (Red-flanked Lorikeet)3
Columba vitiensis (Metallic Pigeon)1
Coracina lineata (Barred Cuckooshrike)1
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike)1
Dobsonia minor (lesser naked-backed fruit bat)3
Ducula pistrinaria (Island Imperial-pigeon)1
Echymipera kalubu (Common Echymipera)4
Eudynamys scolopaceus (Asian Koel)4
Gallicolumba jobiensis (Purple Ground Dove)1
Gymnophaps albertisii (Papuan Mountain Pigeon)1
Lalage atrovirens (Black-browed Triller)2
Lorius lory (Black-capped Lory)3
Macroglossus minimus (lesser long-tongued fruit bat)4
Macropygia mackinlayi (Spot-breasted Cuckoo-Dove)1
Melanocharis nigra (Black Berrypecker)2
Mino anais (Golden Myna)1
Monarcha cinerascens (Island Monarch)1
Nyctimene albiventer (common tube-nosed fruit bat)4
Phalanger orientalis (Northern Common Cuscus)4
Pteropus conspicillatus (spectacled flying fox)2
Pteropus neohibernicus (great flying fox)1
Ptilinopus greyii (Red-bellied Fruit Dove)1
Ptilinopus insolitus (Knob-billed Fruit Dove)1
Reinwardtoena reinwardtii (Great Cuckoo-Dove)1
Rhyticeros plicatus (Papuan Hornbill)3
Rousettus amplexicaudatus (Geoffroy's rousette)4
Scythrops novaehollandiae (Channel-billed Cuckoo)1
Syconycteris australis (southern blossom bat)4
Trichoglossus haematodus (Coconut Lorikeet)6
Woodfordia superciliosa (Bare-eyed White-eye)1
Zosterops griseotinctus (Islet White-eye)5




Attributes / relations provided by
1del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
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
3Jetz 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
4"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
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