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Entomyzon cyanotis (Blue-faced Honeyeater)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Blue-faced Honeyeater (Entomyzon cyanotis), also colloquially known as the Bananabird, is a passerine bird of the Honeyeater family Meliphagidae. It is the only member of its genus and it is most closely related to honeyeaters of the genus Melithreptus. Three subspecies are recognised. At around 29.5 cm (11.6 in) in length, it is large for a honeyeater. Its plumage is distinctive, with olive upperparts, white underparts and a black head and throat with white nape and cheeks.
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Infraspecies

Entomyzon cyanotis albipennis (Blue-faced honeyeater)
Entomyzon cyanotis cyanotis (Blue-faced honeyeater)
Entomyzon cyanotis griseigularis (Blue-faced honeyeater)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
19
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
37
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 14.7196
EDGE Score: 2.75491

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  105 grams
Female Weight [1]  97 grams
Male Weight [1]  114 grams
Weight Dimorphism [1]  17.5 %
Clutch Size [2]  2

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Arnhem Land tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, 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
Carpentaria tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
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
Eyre and York mallee Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Kimberly tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Mitchell grass downs Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Murray-Darling woodlands and mallee Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub  
Queensland tropical rain forests Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Southeast Australia temperate savanna Australia Australasia Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Southern New Guinea freshwater swamp forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Trans Fly savanna and grasslands Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Currawinya Lakes National Park II 372252 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
Prince Regent River Nature Reserve Ia 1428602 Western Australia, Australia  
Riverland Biosphere Reserve Ia 1490891 South Australia, Australia
Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area Ramsar Site   Queensland, Australia
Sundown National Park II 30557 Queensland, Australia
Wasur-Rawa Biru National Park 605464 Papua, Indonesia  
Yathong Nature Reserve Ia 270264 New South Wales, Australia

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Ficus platypoda (desert fig)[3]
Eucalyptus camaldulensis (river redgum)[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Ailuroedus crassirostris (Green Catbird)1
Cacatua leadbeateri (Major Mitchell's Cockatoo)1
Cacomantis variolosus (Brush Cuckoo)1
Chalcophaps indica (Common Emerald Dove)1
Chlamydera maculata (Spotted Bowerbird)1
Chlamydera nuchalis (Great Bowerbird)1
Columba livia (Rock Pigeon)1
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike)1
Cyclopsitta diophthalma (Double-eyed Fig Parrot)1
Ducula bicolor (Pied Imperial Pigeon)1
Eolophus roseicapilla (Galah)1
Eudynamys scolopaceus (Asian Koel)1
Lichenostomus keartlandi (Grey-headed Honeyeater)1
Lopholaimus antarcticus (Topknot Pigeon)1
Macropygia amboinensis (Brown Cuckoo-Dove)1
Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner)1
Meliphaga lewinii (Lewin's Honeyeater)1
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon)1
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole)1
Phascolarctos cinereus (Koala)1
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella)1
Ptilinopus magnificus (Wompoo Fruit Dove)1
Ptilinopus regina (Rose-crowned Fruit Dove)1
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird)1
Ptiloris paradiseus (Paradise Riflebird)1
Scythrops novaehollandiae (Channel-billed Cuckoo)1
Sericulus chrysocephalus (Regent Bowerbird)1
Sphecotheres viridis (Green Figbird)1
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong)1
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye)1

Providers

Shelter 
Eucalyptus camaldulensis (river redgum)[4]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Anonchotaenia globata <Unverified Name>[5]
Leucocytozoon anellobiae <Unverified Name>[5]
Microhadjelia spiralis <Unverified Name>[5]
Microtetrameres philemon <Unverified Name>[5]
Paroniella conopophilae <Unverified Name>[5]
Trypanosoma anellobiae <Unverified Name>[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Adelaide Zoo
Amazon World
Artis Zoo
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Birmingham Zoo
Blackbrook Zoological Park
Burger's Zoo
Capron Park Zoo
Chicago Zoological Park
Cleland Wildlife Park
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Edinburgh Zoo-Scottish National Zoo
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Healesville Sanctuary
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Kansas City Zoo
Lee Richardson Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoological Gardens
Louisville Zoological Garden
Miami Metrozoo
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc
National Aviary in Pittsburgh
Olmense Zoo
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Pueblo Zoo
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Saint Louis Zoological Park
Sedgwick County Zoo
Stichting Nederlands Opvang Papegaaien
Taronga Zoo
The Philadelphia Zoo
Toledo Zoological Gardens
Toronto Zoo
Vogelpark (Birdpark) Avifauna
Wilhelma Zoo
Woodland Park Zoological Gardens
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoo Dvur Kralove, a.s.
Zoo of Antwerp
Zoological Garden Prague
Zoologicka zahrada Ostrava
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzen
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Higgins, PJ, Peter, JM and Steele, WK (Eds). (2001). Handbook of Australian, New Zealand & Antarctic Birds. Vol. 5, Tyrant-flycatchers to Chats. Oxford University Press, Melbourne 2Jetz 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 3"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 4Who's Eating Who 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 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011