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Icterus oberi (Montserrat Oriole)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Montserrat oriole (Icterus oberi) is a medium-sized black-and-yellow icterid (the same family as many blackbirds, meadowlarks, cowbirds, grackles, and others, including the New World orioles).It inhabits the Centre Hills and South Soufriere Hills Important Bird Areas on the island of Montserrat in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, and is the national bird of this British territory.
View Wikipedia Record: Icterus oberi

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Icterus oberi

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
61
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 2.91513
EDGE Score: 4.13744

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  36 grams
Female Weight [1]  34 grams
Male Weight [1]  38 grams
Weight Dimorphism [1]  11.8 %
Diet [2]  Carnivore

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Leeward Islands moist forests St. Kitts and Nevis, Antigua & Barbuda Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Centre Hills Montserrat (to UK) A1, A2  
South Soufriere Hills Montserrat (to UK) A1, A2  

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Centre Hills Montserrat  

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. Yes

Emblem of

Montserrat

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Bristol Zoo Gardens
Colchester Zoo
Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
Edinburgh Zoo-Scottish National Zoo
Exmoor Zoological Park
North of England Zoological Society
Twycross Zoo
Vogelpark (Birdpark) Avifauna
Zoo Zürich
Zoological Society of London
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt

Range Map

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Garrido, OH, JW Wiley, and A. Kirkconnell. 2005. The genus Icterus in the West Indies Ornitología Neotropical 16:449–470 2Myers, 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 animaldiversity.org
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.
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access