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Nymphicus hollandicus (Cockatiel)

Wikipedia Abstract

The cockatiel (Nymphicus hollandicus), also known as the quarrion and the weiro, is a bird that is a member of the cockatoo family endemic to Australia. They are prized as household pets and companion parrots throughout the world and are relatively easy to breed. As a caged bird, cockatiels are second in popularity only to the budgerigar.
View Wikipedia Record: Nymphicus hollandicus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
26
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
42
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 20.0146
EDGE Score: 3.04522

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  94 grams
Birth Weight [2]  5.7 grams
Diet [3]  Granivore
Diet - Seeds [3]  100 %
Forages - Understory [3]  40 %
Forages - Ground [3]  60 %
Clutch Size [5]  5
Incubation [4]  20 days
Maximum Longevity [6]  35 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
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
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
Coorong National Park II 121235 South Australia, Australia
Currawinya Lakes National Park II 372252 Queensland, Australia
Girraween National Park II 28978 Queensland, Australia
Grampians National Park II 416373 Victoria, Australia
Hattah-Kulkyne NP and Murray-Kulkyne Park National Park II 122831 Victoria, Australia
Lamington National Park II 50970 Queensland, Australia
Purnululu National Park II 604999 Western Australia, Australia
Riverland Biosphere Reserve Ia 1490891 South Australia, Australia
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
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 
Ascaridia platyceri <Unverified Name>[7]
Neopsittaconirmus vendulae <Unverified Name>[7]
Sarcocystis falcatula <Unverified Name>[7]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Adelaide Zoo
Akron Zoological Park
Al Ain Zoo
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Alice Springs Desert Park
Artis Zoo
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Badoca Safari Park
Bannerghatta Biological Park
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo
Bird Park Marlow
Blaavand Zoo
Bosphorus Zoo (Bogaziçi Hayvanat
Brevard Zoo
Bronx Children's Zoo
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Caldwell Zoo
Cameron Park Zoo
Chahinkapa Zoo
Chattanooga Zoo at Warner Park
Cheyenne Mtn Zoological Park
Chicago Zoological Park
Christianshede Zoo
Cleland Wildlife Park
Curraghs Wildlife Park
Dallas Zoo
Dept. of National Zoological Gardens
Dierenpark Amersfoort
Drayton Manor Park Zoo
Drusillas Zoo Park
Dudley Zoological Gardens
Emerald Safari Resort
Espace Zoolog de St-Martin-la-Plaine
Flamingo Park Wildlife Encounter
Folly Farm Leisure Ltd
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Fundacao Zoo-Botan. de Belo Horizonte
Giza Zoological Garden
Gladys Porter Zoo
Guadalajara Zoo
Guldborgsund Zoo & Botanical Garden
Hai Park Kiriat Motzkin
Honolulu Zoo
Hope Zoo (Nature Preservation Found.)
Jackson Zoological Park
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
Jászberény Zool.& Botanical Garden
Joboland Brandesgardshaven
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Kansas City Zoo
Kazan Zoological & Botanical Garden
Kishinev Zoopark
Lucknow Zoological Park
Marineland Mallorca
Melbourne Zoo
Menagerie du Jardin des Plantes
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Wybrzeza
Miskolc Zoo/Állatkert és Kultúrpark
Monde Sauvage Safari SPRL
Moscow Zoological Park
Moulton College
Munkholm Zoo (former Dyrenes Gard)
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc
Natural Encounters, Inc.
Natural Science Center of Greensboro
Newport Aquarium
Niabi Zoo
Nikolaev Zoo of Nikolaev-City Council
Noah's Ark Zoo Farm
Ogrod Zoobotaniczny Torun
Olmense Zoo
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Paradise Wildlife Park
Parc Merveilleux
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Parque De Animales Silvestres Temaikèn
Parque Ornitologico de Lourosa
Parque Zoologico Jaime Duque - Bogota
Permskii Zoologicheskii Sad
Racine Zoological Gardens
Reaseheath College Animal Centre
Rodbaston College
Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure
Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park
Rostock Zoologischer Garten
Saint Louis Zoological Park
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park
Schoenbrunner Tiergarten GmbH
Sedgwick County Zoo
Shepreth Wildlife Park
Societa Zoologica Di Pistoia S.R.L
Songkhla Zoo
Sunset Zoo
Taipei Zoo
Taronga Zoo
Tbilisi Zoo
Territory Wildlife Park (Berry Springs
The Parrot Zoo
The Philadelphia Zoo
The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens
Tiergarten Bernburg
Tilgate Nature Centre
Toledo Zoological Gardens
Touroparc
Usti nad Labem Zoo
Vogelpark (Birdpark) Avifauna
Walford & North Shropshire College
Wellington Zoo Trust
Wild Animal Park Mechelen Planckendael
Wildlife Safari Inc
Wilhelma Zoo
Willow Park Zoo
Wingham Wildlife Park
Woodland Park Zoological Gardens
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Xantus János Állatkert Kht.
Zivalski vrt Ljubljana
Zoo de Jurques
Zoo de Pont-Scorff
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
Zoo Hannover GmbH
Zoo New England, Stone Zoo
Zoo Safari Swierkocin
Zoological Center Tel Aviv - Ramat Gan
Zoologicka Zahrada Bratislava
Zoologicka Zahrada Jihlava
Zoologico Nacional La Aurora
Zoologischer Garten Halle GmbH
ZOOMARINE - Mundo Aquatico S.A.

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Higgins, PJ (Ed) (1999) Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic birds. Volume 4: Parrots to dollarbird. Oxford University Press, Melbourne
2Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
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
4del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
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
6de 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
7Species 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
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access