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Tachyphonus rufus (White-lined Tanager)

Wikipedia Abstract

The white-lined tanager (Tachyphonus rufus) is a medium-sized passerine bird. This tanager is a resident breeder from Costa Rica south to northern Argentina, and on Trinidad and Tobago.It occurs in semi-open areas including gardens.In the breeding season, the male displays the white spots which he has under his wings, opening them and closing them before in front of the female.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
5
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
20
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.51666
EDGE Score: 1.70777

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  36.2 grams

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Alta Paraná Atlantic forests Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Apure-Villavicencio dry forests Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Atlantic Coast restingas Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Atlantic dry forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Bahia coastal forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cauca Valley dry forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Cauca Valley montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cerrado Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Cordillera La Costa montane forests Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Costa Rican seasonal moist forests Costa Rica Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Dry Chaco Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Cordillera real montane forests Ecuador, Colombia, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Espinal Argentina Neotropic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Guianan Freshwater swamp forests Suriname, Guyana, French Guiana Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guianan moist forests Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Gurupa varzea Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Humid Chaco Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Humid Pampas Argentina Neotropic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Isthmian-Atlantic moist forests Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
Isthmian-Pacific moist forests Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Llanos Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Magdalena Valley dry forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Magdalena Valley montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Magdalena-Urabá moist forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Marajó varzea Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Maranhao Babatu forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northeastern Brazil restingas Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northwestern Andean montane forests Colombia, Ecuador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Orinoco Delta swamp forests Venezuela, Guyana Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Pantanal Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Paraná flooded savanna Argentina Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Pernambuco coastal forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Pernambuco interior forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peruvian Yungas Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Santa Marta montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern Cone Mesopotamian savanna Argentina Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Talamancan montane forests Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tapajós-Xingu moist forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tocantins/Pindare moist forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Ucayali moist forests Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Western Ecuador moist forests Colombia, Ecuador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Xingu-Tocantins-Araguaia moist forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Cinaruco-Capanaparo National Park II 1664173 Venezuela  
Corcovado National Park 115845 Costa Rica  
Cordillera Volcanica Central Forest Reserve VI 150571 Costa Rica  
Defensores del Chaco National Park II 1792493 Paraguay  
Estancia el Trebol   Paraguay      
Estancia Fortín Patria   Paraguay      
Imataca Forest Reserve VI 13252422 Venezuela  
Itatiaia National Park II 69730 Minas Gerais, Brazil  
La Reserva de la Planada   Colombia      
La Selva Biological Station Protective Zone VI 6052 Costa Rica
Mburucuyá National Park II   Corrientes, Argentina  
Morrocoy National Park 63672 Venezuela  
Parque Nacional Henri Pittier National Park 218030 Venezuela  
Parque Nacional Serranía San Luis National Park II 29816 Paraguay  
Parque Nacional Yacambu National Park II 43025 Venezuela  
Paso Bravo National Park 256207 Paraguay  
Podocarpus National Park II 364096 Ecuador  
Ralleigh Falls - Voltzberg Nature Reserve 191114 Suriname  
Rara Avis Rainforest Reserve 3163 Costa Rica
Río Negro National Park II 73775 Paraguay  
Río Pilcomayo National Park II 123699 Formosa, Argentina
Reserva Natural Otamendi Strict Nature Reserve Ia   Buenos Aires, Argentina  
Reserva Natural Tambito   Colombia      
Reserve de Biosphere Cerrado Biosphere Reserve II 1812 Parana, Brazil  
San Rafael, Reserva de Recursos Manejados Managed Resource Reserve VI 165840 Paraguay  
Serra da Canastra National Park II 491304 Minas Gerais, Brazil  
Serra dos Orgãos National Park II 26072 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (incl. Tayrona NP) National Park II 1031303 Colombia  
Tinfunqué National Park 607935 Paraguay  
Ybycu'í National Park II 13915 Paraguay  
Ypacaraí National Park II 38504 Paraguay  
Ypoa National Park 303997 Paraguay  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No
Cerrado Brazil No
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

Prey / Diet

Aechmea aquilega[2]
Aechmea fendleri[2]
Aechmea mertensii[2]
Aechmea nudicaulis (nakedstem livingvase)[2]
Anthurium gracile[2]
Anthurium scandens (pearl laceleaf)[2]
Bromelia pinguin (pinguin)[3]
Cecropia polystachya (Trumpet tree)[2]
Cordia bicolor[2]
Coussarea paniculata[2]
Erythroxylum cumanense[3]
Ficus americana subsp. guianensis[4]
Ficus citrifolia (shortleaf fig)[4]
Ficus elastica (indian rubber fig)[2]
Isertia parviflora[2]
Protium heptaphyllum[2]
Sloanea guianensis subsp. stipitata[2]
Trema micrantha (Jamaican nettletree)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alouatta palliata (mantled howler monkey)1
Artibeus jamaicensis (Jamaican fruit-eating bat)3
Ateles chamek (Chamek spider monkey)1
Ateles geoffroyi (Central American spider monkey)1
Ateles paniscus (black spider monkey)1
Aulacorhynchus prasinus (Emerald Toucanet)1
Baillonius bailloni (saffron toucanet)1
Bradypus tridactylus (Pale-throated Three-toed Sloth)1
Brotogeris tirica (Plain Parakeet)1
Carollia perspicillata (Seba's short-tailed bat)1
Catharus ustulatus (Swainson's Thrush)1
Cebus capucinus (white-faced capuchin)3
Chiroderma villosum (hairy big-eyed bat)1
Chiropotes satanas (brown-bearded saki)1
Chiroxiphia boliviana (Yungas Manakin)1
Chlorophanes spiza (Green Honeycreeper)5
Coereba flaveola (Bananaquit)7
Cyanerpes caeruleus (Purple Honeycreeper)3
Cyanerpes cyaneus (Red-legged Honeycreeper)4
Dacnis cayana (Blue Dacnis)5
Dermanura phaeotis (pygmy fruit-eating bat)1
Didelphis virginiana (Virginia Opossum)1
Elaenia frantzii (Mountain Elaenia)1
Euphonia affinis (Scrub Euphonia)1
Euphonia hirundinacea (Yellow-throated Euphonia)1
Euphonia musica (Antillean Euphonia)2
Euphonia violacea (Violaceous Euphonia)8
Forpus xanthopterygius (Blue-winged Parrotlet)1
Geotrygon montana (Ruddy Quail-Dove)1
Glossophaga soricina (Pallas's long-tongued bat)1
Hylocharis cyanus (White-chinned Sapphire)1
Icterus dominicensis (Greater Antillean Oriole)1
Iguana iguana (Common Green Iguana)1
Leontocebus fuscicollis (saddlebacked tamarin)1
Lipaugus lanioides (Cinnamon-vented Piha)1
Megarynchus pitangua (Boat-billed Flycatcher)1
Melozone leucotis (White-eared Ground-Sparrow)1
Mimus gilvus (Tropical Mockingbird)2
Mimus polyglottos (Northern Mockingbird)1
Myiozetetes similis (Social Flycatcher)1
Nasua nasua (South American Coati)1
Oreophasis derbianus (Horned Guan)1
Oxyruncus cristatus (Sharpbill)1
Patagioenas fasciata (Band-tailed Pigeon)1
Patagioenas leucocephala (White-crowned Pigeon)1
Penelope purpurascens (Crested Guan)1
Phyllostomus discolor (pale spear-nosed bat)1
Potos flavus (Kinkajou)1
Pyrrhura frontalis (Reddish-bellied Parakeet)1
Pyrrhura molinae (Green-cheeked Parakeet)2
Ramphocelus carbo (Silver-beaked Tanager)7
Ramphodon naevius (Saw-billed Hermit)1
Rhinoclemmys funerea (Black Wood Turtle)1
Saguinus leucopus (silvery-brown bare-face tamarin)1
Saguinus oedipus (cotton-top tamarin)2
Saimiri sciureus (South American squirrel monkey)2
Sapajus apella (brown capuchin)2
Sciurus variegatoides (variegated squirrel)1
Selenidera maculirostris (Spot-billed Toucanet)1
Setophaga americana (Northern Parula)1
Setophaga caerulescens (Black-throated Blue Warbler)1
Setophaga discolor (Prairie Warbler)1
Setophaga ruticilla (American Redstart)1
Setophaga tigrina (Cape May Warbler)1
Sturnira lilium (little yellow-shouldered bat)1
Tachyphonus coronatus (Ruby-crowned Tanager)1
Tachyphonus luctuosus (White-shouldered Tanager)1
Tangara guttata (Speckled Tanager)4
Tangara gyrola (Bay-headed Tanager)8
Tangara mexicana (Turquoise Tanager)7
Tersina viridis (Swallow Tanager)1
Thalurania glaucopis (Violet-capped Woodnymph)1
Thraupis episcopus (Blue-grey Tanager)7
Thraupis palmarum (Palm Tanager)6
Tiaris olivaceus (Yellow-faced Grassquit)1
Turdus plebejus (Mountain Thrush)1
Tyrannus dominicensis (Grey Kingbird)1
Uroderma bilobatum (tent-making bat)1
Vampyressa pusilla (little yellow-eared bat)1
Vampyriscus nymphaea (striped yellow-eared bat)1
Vireo altiloquus (Black-whiskered Vireo)2
Zenaida aurita (Zenaida Dove)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Geopetitia aspiculata <Unverified Name>[5]
Pelecitus helecinus <Unverified Name>[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Chicago Zoological Park
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
Jesperhus Blomsterpark
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Lincoln Park Zoological Gardens
Odense Zoologiske Have
The Philadelphia Zoo
Toronto Zoo
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Ctr
Zoo New England, Franklin Park Zoo
Zoologischer Garten Augsburg GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Wuppertal

Range Map

Serra dos Orgaos National Park;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1THE FEEDING ECOLOGY OF TANAGERS AND HONEYCREEPERS IN TRINIDAD, Barbara K. Snow and D. W. Snow, The Auk, 88: 291-322 (1971) 2The Feeding Ecology of Tanagers and Honeycreepers in Trinidad, Barbara K. Snow and D. W. Snow, The Auk Vol. 88, No. 2 (Apr., 1971), pp. 291-322 3Poulin, B., G. Lefebvre and R. McNeil (1994) Diets of land birds from northeastern Venezuela Condor 96: 354-367 4"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 5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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