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Ptiloris magnificus (Magnificent Riflebird)

Wikipedia Abstract

The magnificent riflebird (Ptiloris magnificus) is a species of passerine bird of the Paradisaeidae family.The magnificent riflebird is widely distributed throughout lowland rainforests of New Guinea and far Northeastern Australia. The diet consists mainly of fruits and arthropods.A widespread and relatively common species throughout its range, the magnificent riflebird is evaluated as a species of Least Concern on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
5
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
21
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.01627
EDGE Score: 1.79447

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  174 grams
Birth Weight [2]  9.6 grams
Female Weight [1]  142 grams
Male Weight [1]  207 grams
Weight Dimorphism [1]  45.8 %
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  60 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  40 %
Forages - Mid-High [3]  90 %
Forages - Understory [3]  10 %
Clutch Size [4]  2

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Cape York Peninsula tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Central Range montane rain forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Huon Peninsula montane rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
New Guinea mangroves Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Mangroves
Northern New Guinea lowland rain and freshwater swamp forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southeastern Papuan rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern New Guinea freshwater swamp forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern New Guinea lowland rain forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Vogelkop montane rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Vogelkop-Aru lowland rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Wasur-Rawa Biru National Park 605464 Papua, Indonesia  

Prey / Diet

Ficus melinocarpa[5]
Ficus odoardi[5]
Ficus pungens[5]
Ficus thonningii (Chinese banyan)[5]
Ficus tinctoria (fig)[5]
Ficus trachypison[5]
Ficus wassa[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Ailuroedus buccoides (White-eared Catbird)5
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King Parrot)1
Aplonis cantoroides (Singing Starling)2
Aplonis metallica (Metallic Starling)2
Campochaera sloetii (Golden Cuckooshrike)3
Casuarius bennetti (Dwarf Cassowary)1
Casuarius casuarius (Southern Cassowary)1
Charmosyna placentis (Red-flanked Lorikeet)3
Chlamydera cerviniventris (Fawn-breasted Bowerbird)1
Cicinnurus regius (King Bird-of-Paradise)5
Columba vitiensis (Metallic Pigeon)2
Coracina boyeri (Boyer's Cuckooshrike)1
Coracina caeruleogrisea (Stout-billed Cuckooshrike)1
Coracina lineata (Barred Cuckooshrike)1
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike)1
Dicaeum pectorale (Olive-crowned Flowerpecker)4
Diphyllodes magnificus (Magnificent bird-of-paradise)2
Dobsonia minor (lesser naked-backed fruit bat)4
Ducula bicolor (Pied Imperial Pigeon)1
Ducula pacifica (Pacific Imperial Pigeon)1
Ducula pinon (Pinon Imperial Pigeon)2
Ducula rufigaster (Purple-tailed Imperial Pigeon)3
Ducula zoeae (Zoe Imperial Pigeon)1
Echymipera kalubu (Common Echymipera)5
Echymipera rufescens (Long-nosed Echymipera)5
Eudynamys scolopaceus (Asian Koel)2
Gallicolumba jobiensis (Purple Ground Dove)2
Gallicolumba rufigula (Cinnamon Ground Dove)2
Gymnophaps albertisii (Papuan Mountain Pigeon)2
Lalage atrovirens (Black-browed Triller)3
Lichenostomus versicolor (Varied Honeyeater)1
Lopholaimus antarcticus (Topknot Pigeon)1
Lophorina superba (Superb Bird-of-Paradise)1
Lorius lory (Black-capped Lory)4
Macroglossus minimus (lesser long-tongued fruit bat)5
Macropygia amboinensis (Brown Cuckoo-Dove)1
Manucodia chalybatus (Crinkle-collared Manucode)2
Melanocharis nigra (Black Berrypecker)4
Melanorectes nigrescens (Black Pitohui)1
Meliphaga aruensis (Puff-backed Honeyeater)3
Mino anais (Golden Myna)1
Mino dumontii (Yellow-faced Myna)1
Monarcha cinerascens (Island Monarch)1
Nyctimene albiventer (common tube-nosed fruit bat)5
Oriolus szalayi (Brown Oriole)4
Paradisaea raggiana (Raggiana Bird-of-Paradise)4
Paranyctimene raptor (unstriped tube-nosed bat)5
Parotia lawesii (Lawes's Parotia)1
Peroryctes raffrayana (Raffray's Bandicoot)5
Phalanger gymnotis (Ground Cuscus)1
Phalanger orientalis (Northern Common Cuscus)5
Phalanger vestitus (Stein's Cuscus)5
Philemon buceroides (Helmeted Friarbird)6
Phonygammus keraudrenii (Trumpet Manucode)1
Pitohui dichrous (Hooded Pitohui)2
Pitohui kirhocephalus (Variable Pitohui)2
Poecilodryas placens (Olive-yellow Robin)1
Pseudeos fuscata (Dusky Lory)3
Pseudorectes ferrugineus (Rusty Pitohui)1
Psittrichas fulgidus (Pesquet's Parrot)1
Pteropus conspicillatus (spectacled flying fox)2
Pteropus neohibernicus (great flying fox)1
Ptilinopus coronulatus (Coroneted Fruit Dove)4
Ptilinopus iozonus (Orange-bellied Fruit Dove)5
Ptilinopus magnificus (Wompoo Fruit Dove)5
Ptilinopus nainus (Dwarf Fruit Dove)1
Ptilinopus perlatus (Pink-spotted Fruit Dove)1
Ptilinopus pulchellus (Beautiful Fruit Dove)1
Ptilinopus regina (Rose-crowned Fruit Dove)1
Ptilinopus superbus (Superb Fruit Dove)1
Pycnopygius stictocephalus (Streak-headed Honeyeater)1
Reinwardtoena reinwardtii (Great Cuckoo-Dove)2
Rhyticeros plicatus (Papuan Hornbill)4
Rousettus amplexicaudatus (Geoffroy's rousette)5
Scythrops novaehollandiae (Channel-billed Cuckoo)1
Seleucidis melanoleucus (Twelve-wired bird-of-paradise)4
Sphecotheres viridis (Green Figbird)3
Spilocuscus maculatus (Common Spotted Cuscus)5
Syconycteris australis (southern blossom bat)5
Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus (Scaly-breasted Lorikeet)1
Trichoglossus haematodus (Coconut Lorikeet)5
Xanthotis flaviventer (Tawny-breasted Honeyeater)1
Zosterops atrifrons (Black-crowned White-eye)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Biuterina clavulus <Unverified Name>[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Khao Kheow Open Zoo

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Frith, CB and BM Beehler. 1998. The Birds of Paradise: Paradisaeidae. Oxford University Press, Oxford
2Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
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
5"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
6Species 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 WWF WildFINDER
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