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Ramphocelus bresilius (Brazilian Tanager)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Brazilian tanager (Ramphocelus bresilius) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae.It is endemic to eastern Brazil and far northeastern Argentina, occurring in the coastal region from Paraíba and southwards to Santa Catarina and Misiones. Its natural habitat is the Atlantic Forest, including Atlantic coast restingas, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest. It nests by building a cup-shaped nest hidden amongst foliage, where it lays two to three greenish-blue, black-spotted eggs.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
11
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 2.33856
EDGE Score: 1.20554

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  33 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  50 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  50 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  30 %
Forages - Understory [2]  70 %
Clutch Size [3]  2
Incubation [3]  13 days

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Alta Paraná Atlantic forests Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Araucaria moist forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Bahia coastal forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Bahia interior forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Pernambuco coastal forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Pernambuco interior forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Serra do Mar coastal forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Itatiaia National Park II 69730 Minas Gerais, Brazil  
Mata Atlântica Biosphere Reserve 72830565 Brazil  

Important Bird Areas

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Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Área de Proteção Ambiental de Guaratuba Brazil A1, A2, A3
Baixo-Sul Brazil A1, A2
Boa Nova / Serra da Ouricana Brazil A1, A2, A3
Estação Ecológica de Juréia-Itatins Brazil A1, A2, A3
Guadalupe Brazil A1, A3
Guaraqueçaba / Jacupiranga / Cananéia Brazil A1, A2, A3
Maciço Florestal de Paranapiacaba Brazil A1, A2, A3
Matas de Conde e Baixios Brazil A1
Murici Brazil A1, A2, A3
Parque Estadual da Serra do Brigadeiro Brazil A1, A3
Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar (entre Caraguatatuba e Picinguaba) Brazil A1, A2, A3
Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar (entre Santos e São Sebastião) Brazil A1, A2, A3
Parque Estadual de Ilhabela Brazil A1
Restinga de Maçambaba e Ilha de Cabo Frio Brazil A1, A2, A3
Santa Teresa Brazil A1, A2, A3
Serra da Bocaina / Paraty / Angra dos Reis Brazil A1, A2, A3
Serra do Tinguá Brazil A1, A2, A3
Serra dos Órgãos Brazil A1, A2, A3
Serras das Lontras e do Javi Brazil A1, A2, A3
Sooretama / Linhares Brazil A1, A2, A3

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay Yes

Prey / Diet

Erythrina verna (Mulungu)[4]
Solanum thomasiifolium[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Amazilia lactea (Sapphire-spangled Emerald)1
Amazilia versicolor (Versicolored Emerald)1
Anthracothorax nigricollis (Black-throated Mango)1
Aratinga leucophthalma (White-eyed Parakeet)1
Artibeus lituratus (great fruit-eating bat)1
Brotogeris tirica (Plain Parakeet)1
Carpornis melanocephala (Black-headed Berryeater)1
Cerdocyon thous (Crab-eating Fox)1
Coereba flaveola (Bananaquit)1
Colibri serrirostris (White-vented Violetear)1
Dacnis cayana (Blue Dacnis)1
Eupetomena macroura (Swallow-tailed Hummingbird)1
Euphonia violacea (Violaceous Euphonia)1
Euphonia xanthogaster (Orange-bellied Euphonia)1
Florisuga fusca (Black Jacobin)1
Pipra rubrocapilla (Red-headed Manakin)1
Pitangus sulphuratus (Great Kiskadee)1
Pteroglossus aracari (Black-necked Aracari)1
Saltator maximus (Buff-throated Saltator)1
Schistochlamys melanopis (Black-faced Tanager)1
Strobilurus torquatus (Amazon Lava Lizard)1
Thraupis sayaca (Sayaca Tanager)1
Tyrannus melancholicus (Tropical Kingbird)1

Predators

Leucopternis lacernulatus (White-necked hawk)[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Biodome de Montreal
Blackbrook Zoological Park
Bristol Zoo Gardens
Burger's Zoo
Cologne Zoo
Copenhagen Zoo
Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
Henry Vilas Zoo
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Miller Park Zoo
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc
National Aviary in Pittsburgh
North of England Zoological Society
Parc de Lunaret
Parc Merveilleux
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Rotterdam Zoo
Stichting Nederlands Opvang Papegaaien
Wilhelma Zoo
Zoo Dvur Kralove, a.s.
Zoo Krefeld GmbH
Zoo of Antwerp
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoo Zürich
Zoologischer Garten Augsburg GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt
Zoologischer Garten Leipzig
Zoologischer Garten Wuppertal

Range Map

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Oniki, Y. 1981. Weights, cloacal temperatures, plumage and molt condition of birds in the state of São Paulo. Revista brasileira de Biologia, 41:451-460
2Hamish 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
3del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
4Parrini, R. and Raposo, MA, 2008, Associação entre aves e flores de duas espécies de árvores do gênero Erythrina (Fabaceae) na mata Atlântica do sudeste do Brasil, Iheringia, série Zoologia, Vol. 98, n. 1, pp 123-128
5Seed dispersal of Solanum thomasiifolium Sendtner (Solanaceae) in the Linhares Forest, Espírito Santo state, Brazil, João Vasconcellos-Neto, Lidiamar Barbosa de Albuquerque and Wesley Rodrigues Silva, Acta bot. bras. 23(4): 1171-1179. 2009
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