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Acrocephalus aequinoctialis (Bokikokiko)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Bokikokiko, Kiritimati reed warbler or Christmas Island Warbler (Acrocephalus aequinoctialis) is a species of warbler in the Acrocephalidae family. It is found only on Kiritimati (Kiribati). The Bokikokiko's diet has been composed largely of the weed Tribulus terrestris since the plant's introduction by European settlers in the late 18th century.
View Wikipedia Record: Acrocephalus aequinoctialis


Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Acrocephalus aequinoctialis

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 1.94772
EDGE Score: 3.16048


Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates)
Diet - Ectothermic [1]  20 %
Diet - Invertibrates [1]  80 %
Forages - Understory [1]  50 %
Forages - Ground [1]  50 %
Clutch Size [2]  3


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Central Polynesian tropical moist forests United States, Kiribati Oceania Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Teraina Kiribati  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Polynesia-Micronesia Fiji, Micronesia, Polynesia, Samoa, Tonga, United States Yes




Attributes / relations provided by
1Hamish 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
2BirdLife International (2012) Species factsheet: Acrocephalus aequinoctialis. Downloaded from on 06/09/2012.
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
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access