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Catharus bicknelli (Bicknell's Thrush)

Synonyms: Catharus minimus bicknelli

Wikipedia Abstract

The Bicknell's thrush (Catharus bicknelli) is a medium-sized thrush, at 17.5 cm (6.9 in) and 28 g (0.99 oz). It was named after Eugene Bicknell, an American amateur ornithologist, who discovered the species on Slide Mountain in the Catskills in the late 19th century.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 3.73782
EDGE Score: 2.94187


Adult Weight [1]  28 grams
Birth Weight [1]  2 grams
Female Maturity [1]  1 year
Male Maturity [1]  1 year
Breeding Habitat [2]  Boreal forests
Wintering Geography [2]  Caribbean
Wintering Habitat [2]  Tropical evergreen forests
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  90 %
Forages - Understory [3]  20 %
Forages - Ground [3]  80 %
Clutch Size [4]  4
Clutches / Year [1]  1
Global Population (2017 est.) [2]  110,000
Incubation [1]  12 days
Maximum Longevity [1]  8 years
Migration [5]  Intercontinental


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Cuban moist forests Cuba Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Hispaniolan moist forests Haiti, Dominican Republic Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Jamaican moist forests Jamaica Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge VI 16363 Delaware, United States
Cape Breton Highlands National Park II 234333 Nova Scotia, Canada  
Congaree Swamp National Park II 6095 South Carolina, United States
Fundy National Park II 52716 New Brunswick, Canada

Important Bird Areas

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Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Adirondack High Peaks Forest Tract USA A1
Armando Bermudez National Park Dominican Republic A1, A2
Aux Becs-Croisés Haiti A1, A2
Aux Cornichons Haiti A1, A2
Aux Diablotins Haiti A1, A2
Blue Mountains Jamaica A1, A2  
Cape Breton Highlands National Park Canada A1  
Cape North Canada A1  
Catskills Peaks Area USA A1
Central Cape Breton Highlands Canada A1
Del Este National Park Dominican Republic A1, A2, B4ii
Haitises Dominican Republic A1, A2
High Elevation Spruce-Fir USA A1
Honduras Dominican Republic A1, A2
Loma Guaconejo Dominican Republic A1
Loma La Humeadora Dominican Republic A1, A2
Loma Quita Espuela Dominican Republic A1, A2
Massif du mont Gosford Canada A1
Mont Mégantic Canada A1
Mount Carleton Provincial Park Canada A1
Nalga de Maco-Río Limpio Dominican Republic A1, A2
Nepisiguit Highlands Canada A1
Sierra de Bahoruco Dominican Republic A1, A2, A4ii
Sierra Martin Garcia Dominican Republic A1, A2
Turquino-Bayamesa Cuba A1, A3, A4ii
Valle Nuevo Dominican Republic A1, A2

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Caribbean Islands Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks And Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands - British, Virgin Islands - U.S. No

Range Map

North America;



Attributes / relations provided by
1de 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
2Partners in Flight Avian Conservation Assessment Database, version 2017. Accessed on January 2018.
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
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
5Myers, 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
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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