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Eudromia elegans (Elegant Crested Tinamou)

Wikipedia Abstract

The elegant crested tinamou or martineta tinamou (Eudromia elegans) is a medium-sized tinamou that can be found in southern Chile and Argentina in shrubland.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
17
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
43
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 34.3837
EDGE Score: 3.56625

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  1.453 lbs (659 g)
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  30 %
Diet - Plants [2]  30 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  40 %
Forages - Understory [2]  20 %
Forages - Ground [2]  80 %
Clutch Size [4]  6
Clutches / Year [1]  2
Incubation [3]  20 days

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bosques Petrificados Monumental Natural National Monument III 151218 Santa Cruz, Argentina  
El Rey National Park II 110298 Salta, Argentina
Laguna Blanca National Park II 19735 Neuquen, Argentina  
Los Alerces National Park II 463045 Chubut, Argentina  
Reserva Ecologica de Ñacuñan Ecological Reserve Ia   Argentina  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Chilean Winter Rainfall-Valdivian Forests Chile No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No

Prey / Diet

Dichroplus elongatus[3]
Dichroplus pratensis[3]
Erodium cicutarium (redstem)[3]
Lycium chilense[3]
Trimerotropis pallidipennis (pallid-winged grasshopper)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Eudromoxyura aspiculuris <Unverified Name>[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

South America;

External References

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
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.
4Jetz 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
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
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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