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Acridotheres melanopterus (Black-winged Starling)

Synonyms: Sturnus melanopterus

Wikipedia Abstract

The black-winged starling (Acridotheres melanopterus) is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. The species is also known as the black-winged myna or the white-breasted starling. It is endemic to Indonesia. There are three recognised subspecies: the nominate race, which occurs across much of the island of Java; tricolor, which is restricted to south east Java; and tertius, which is found on Bali and possibly Lombok.
View Wikipedia Record: Acridotheres melanopterus

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Acridotheres melanopterus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
58
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 2.40318
EDGE Score: 3.9973

Attributes

Clutch Size [1]  4

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Eastern Java-Bali rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Western Java rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Bali Barat Indonesia A1, A4iv  
Baluran Indonesia A1, A2, A3

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Sundaland Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Ragunan Zoological Park
Taipei Zoo

Range Map

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Jetz 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
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
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