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Todiramphus cinnamominus (Micronesian Kingfisher; Guam Kingfisher)

Synonyms: Halcyon cinnamomina; Halcyon cinnamonina; Todirhamphus cinnamominus

Wikipedia Abstract

The Guam kingfisher (Todiramphus cinnamominus) is a species of kingfisher from the United States Territory of Guam. It is restricted to a captive breeding program following its extinction in the wild due to the introduced brown tree snake.
View Wikipedia Record: Todiramphus cinnamominus


Endangered Species

Status: Extinct in the wild
View IUCN Record: Todiramphus cinnamominus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.91187
EDGE Score: 1.77696


Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates)
Diet - Ectothermic [1]  20 %
Diet - Invertibrates [1]  80 %
Forages - Mid-High [1]  20 %
Forages - Understory [1]  10 %
Forages - Ground [1]  70 %


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Carolines tropical moist forests Micronesia Oceania Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
Marianas tropical dry forests Micronesia Oceania Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests    
Palau tropical moist forests Palau Oceania Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Guam National Wildlife Refuge 23228 Guam, United States  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Middle Ridge, Babeldaob Palau A1, A2
Ngerutechei, Babeldaob Palau A1, A2  
Peleliu Palau A1, A2  
Rock Islands, Palau Palau A1, A2  
Western Ridge, Babeldaob Palau A1, A2  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Polynesia-Micronesia Fiji, Micronesia, Polynesia, Samoa, Tonga, United States Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Albuquerque Biological Parkcinnamominus
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Societycinnamominus
Chicago Zoological Parkcinnamominus
Denver Zoological Gardenscinnamominus
Disney's Animal Kingdomcinnamominus
Houston Zoo, Inc.cinnamominus
Lincoln Park Zoological Gardenscinnamominus
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquariumcinnamominus
Miami Metrozoocinnamominus
Milwaukee County Zoological Gardenscinnamominus
National Aviary in Pittsburghcinnamominus
Saint Louis Zoological Parkcinnamominus
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquarcinnamominus
San Diego Wild Animal Parkcinnamominus
San Diego Zoocinnamominus
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royalcinnamominus
Smithsonian National Zoological Parkcinnamominus
The Philadelphia Zoocinnamominus

Range Map




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
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access