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Zosterops griseotinctus (Islet White-eye)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Louisiade white-eye or islet white-eye (Zosterops griseotinctus) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea.Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 1.08164
EDGE Score: 0.733156


Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Nectarivore, Granivore
Diet - Fruit [1]  40 %
Diet - Invertibrates [1]  30 %
Diet - Nectar [1]  20 %
Diet - Seeds [1]  10 %
Forages - Mid-High [1]  50 %
Forages - Understory [1]  50 %
Clutch Size [2]  2


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Louisiade Archipelago rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
New Britain-New Ireland lowland rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
East Melanesian Islands Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu No

Prey / Diet

Ficus benjamina (weeping fig)[3]
Ficus melinocarpa[3]
Ficus trachypison[3]
Ficus virens[3]
Ficus virgata[3]
Ficus xylosicia[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aplonis metallica (Metallic Starling)6
Chalcophaps indica (Common Emerald Dove)1
Charmosyna placentis (Red-flanked Lorikeet)1
Coracina lineata (Barred Cuckooshrike)2
Ducula pacifica (Pacific Imperial Pigeon)1
Ducula pistrinaria (Island Imperial-pigeon)1
Ducula zoeae (Zoe Imperial Pigeon)1
Echymipera kalubu (Common Echymipera)1
Eudynamys scolopaceus (Asian Koel)4
Macroglossus minimus (lesser long-tongued fruit bat)1
Macropygia amboinensis (Brown Cuckoo-Dove)1
Macropygia mackinlayi (Spot-breasted Cuckoo-Dove)2
Mino dumontii (Yellow-faced Myna)1
Monarcha cinerascens (Island Monarch)1
Nyctimene albiventer (common tube-nosed fruit bat)1
Phalanger orientalis (Northern Common Cuscus)1
Philemon buceroides (Helmeted Friarbird)2
Pteropus conspicillatus (spectacled flying fox)1
Pteropus tonganus (Pacific flying fox)1
Ptilinopus greyii (Red-bellied Fruit Dove)2
Ptilinopus insolitus (Knob-billed Fruit Dove)1
Ptilinopus solomonensis (Yellow-bibbed Fruit Dove)5
Ptilinopus superbus (Superb Fruit Dove)1
Rhyticeros plicatus (Papuan Hornbill)1
Rousettus amplexicaudatus (Geoffroy's rousette)1
Syconycteris australis (southern blossom bat)1
Trichoglossus haematodus (Coconut Lorikeet)4




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
2Jetz 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
3"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
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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