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Prionochilus thoracicus (Scarlet-breasted Flowerpecker)

Wikipedia Abstract

The scarlet-breasted flowerpecker (Prionochilus thoracicus) is a species of bird in the Dicaeidae family.It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps.It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Prionochilus thoracicus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 14.5485
EDGE Score: 3.43711


Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Nectarivore
Diet - Fruit [1]  40 %
Diet - Invertibrates [1]  50 %
Diet - Nectar [1]  10 %
Forages - Canopy [1]  30 %
Forages - Mid-High [1]  40 %
Forages - Understory [1]  30 %


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Borneo lowland rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Borneo peat swamp forests Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southwest Borneo freshwater swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran freshwater swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran montane rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran peat swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sunda Shelf mangroves Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Indo-Malayan Mangroves
Sundaland heath forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tenasserim-South Thailand semi-evergreen rain forests Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Batang Ai National Park II 62638 Sarawak, Malaysia
Betung Kerihun National Park II 1945086 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Danau Sentarum National Park 347674 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Gunung Leuser National Park II 2203368 Sumatra, Indonesia
Gunung Palung National Park II 271203 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Khao Pra Bang Kram Wildlife Sanctuary IV 30009 Thailand  
Krau Wildlife Reserve IV 149823 Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  
Kutai National Park II 560076 East Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Pasoh Virgin Jungle Reserve Ia   Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  
Tanjung Puting National Park II 987160 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Thale Noi Non-hunting Area No or Non Hunting Area III   Thailand  
Way Kambas National Park II 306926 Sumatra, Indonesia

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Sundaland Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand No

Prey / Diet

Ficus benjamina (weeping fig)[2]
Ficus crassiramea subsp. crassiramea[2]
Ficus crassiramea subsp. stupenda[2]
Ficus disticha subsp. disticha[2]
Ficus kerkhoveni[2]
Ficus pisocarpa[2]
Ficus sinuata[2]
Ficus subcordata[2]
Ficus subgelderi[2]
Ficus sundaica[2]
Ficus thonningii (Chinese banyan)[2]
Ficus xylophylla[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aceros corrugatus (Wrinkled Hornbill)6
Alcippe brunneicauda (Brown Fulvetta)3
Alophoixus bres (Grey-cheeked Bulbul)6
Alophoixus finschii (Finsch's Bulbul)2
Alophoixus pallidus (Puff-throated Bulbul)2
Alophoixus phaeocephalus (Yellow-bellied Bulbul)6
Anorrhinus galeritus (Bushy-crested Hornbill)6
Anorrhinus tickelli (Brown Hornbill)2
Anthracoceros albirostris (Oriental Pied Hornbill)5
Anthracoceros malayanus (Black Hornbill)9
Arctictis binturong (Binturong)3
Berenicornis comatus (White-crowned Hornbill)3
Buceros bicornis (Great Hornbill)3
Buceros rhinoceros (Rhinoceros Hornbill)9
Callosciurus adamsi (ear-spot squirrel)4
Callosciurus finlaysonii (Finlayson's squirrel)2
Callosciurus nigrovittatus (black-striped squirrel)2
Callosciurus notatus (plantain squirrel)6
Callosciurus prevostii (Prevost's squirrel)10
Caloramphus fuliginosus (Brown Barbet)11
Calyptomena viridis (Green Broadbill)8
Chalcophaps indica (Common Emerald Dove)2
Chloropsis aurifrons (Golden-fronted Leafbird)2
Chloropsis cochinchinensis (Blue-winged Leafbird)5
Chloropsis cyanopogon (Lesser Green Leafbird)9
Chloropsis sonnerati (Greater Green Leafbird)11
Corvus enca (Slender-billed Crow)2
Cynopterus sphinx (greater short-nosed fruit bat)2
Dicaeum agile (Thick-billed Flowerpecker)3
Dicaeum chrysorrheum (Yellow-vented Flowerpecker)5
Dicaeum concolor (Nilgiri Flowerpecker)4
Dicaeum everetti (Brown-backed Flowerpecker)2
Dicaeum trigonostigma (Orange-bellied Flowerpecker)5
Ducula aenea (Green Imperial Pigeon)2
Ducula badia (Mountain Imperial Pigeon)2
Ducula bicolor (Pied Imperial Pigeon)2
Eudynamys scolopaceus (Asian Koel)2
Gracula religiosa (Hill Myna)6
Hylobates agilis (agile gibbon)3
Hylobates lar (white-handed gibbon)5
Hylobates moloch (silvery gibbon)2
Iole olivacea (Buff-vented Bulbul)6
Iole propinqua (Grey-eyed Bulbul)3
Irena puella (Asian Fairy-bluebird)9
Ixos malaccensis (Streaked Bulbul)7
Loriculus galgulus (Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot)5
Loriculus vernalis (Vernal Hanging Parrot)2
Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque)8
Macaca nemestrina (pigtail macaque)3
Megalaima australis (Blue-eared Barbet)10
Megalaima chrysopogon (Golden-whiskered Barbet)9
Megalaima faiostricta (Green-eared Barbet)2
Megalaima haemacephala (Coppersmith Barbet)2
Megalaima henricii (Yellow-crowned Barbet)7
Megalaima lineata (Lineated Barbet)3
Megalaima mystacophanos (Red-throated Barbet)10
Megalaima rafflesii (Red-crowned Barbet)9
Oriolus xanthornus (Black-hooded Oriole)2
Platysmurus leucopterus (Black Magpie)3
Pongo pygmaeus (orangutan)8
Presbytis rubicunda (red leaf monkey)2
Prionochilus maculatus (Yellow-breasted Flowerpecker)6
Prionochilus percussus (Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker)9
Prionochilus xanthopygius (Yellow-rumped Flowerpecker)6
Psittacula longicauda (Long-tailed Parakeet)4
Pteropus giganteus (Indian flying fox)2
Pteropus vampyrus (large flying fox)2
Pycnonotus atriceps (Black-headed Bulbul)5
Pycnonotus brunneus (Asian Red-eyed Bulbul)8
Pycnonotus cyaniventris (Grey-bellied Bulbul)4
Pycnonotus erythropthalmos (Spectacled Bulbul)7
Pycnonotus eutilotus (Puff-backed Bulbul)7
Pycnonotus goiavier (Yellow-vented Bulbul)4
Pycnonotus melanicterus (Black-crested Bulbul)2
Pycnonotus plumosus (Olive-winged Bulbul)6
Pycnonotus simplex (Cream-vented Bulbul)5
Pycnonotus squamatus (Scaly-breasted Bulbul)2
Ratufa affinis (pale giant squirrel)5
Ratufa bicolor (black giant squirrel)5
Rhinoplax vigil (Helmeted Hornbill)8
Rhyticeros undulatus (Wreathed Hornbill)7
Sundasciurus tenuis (slender squirrel)2
Symphalangus syndactylus (siamang)2
Treron capellei (Large Green Pigeon)7
Treron curvirostra (Thick-billed Green Pigeon)10
Treron olax (Little Green Pigeon)4
Treron vernans (Pink-necked Green Pigeon)3
Trichoglossus haematodus (Coconut Lorikeet)2
Tricholestes criniger (Hairy-backed Bulbul)4
Tupaia glis (Common Treeshrew)3
Tupaia minor (Pygmy Treeshrew)5
Turdus obscurus (Eyebrowed Thrush)2




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
2"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
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