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Mesembrinibis cayennensis (Green Ibis)

Wikipedia Abstract

The green ibis (Mesembrinibis cayennensis), also known as the Cayenne ibis, is a wading bird in the ibis family Threskiornithidae. It is the only member of the genus Mesembrinibis. This is a resident breeder from Honduras through Nicaragua, Costa Rica and western Panama, and South America to northern Argentina. It undertakes some local seasonal movements in the dry season.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
54
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
54
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 40.3036
EDGE Score: 3.72095

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  1.667 lbs (756 g)
Breeding Habitat [2]  Tropical evergreen forests
Wintering Geography [2]  Non-migrartory
Wintering Habitat [2]  Tropical evergreen forests
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Herbivore
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  80 %
Diet - Plants [3]  20 %
Forages - Ground [3]  60 %
Forages - Water Surface [3]  40 %

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Important Bird Areas

Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Amana French Guiana A2, A4i, A4iii  
Kabalebo / Arapahu Suriname A1, A3, A4i

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
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Fundacao Zoo-Botan. de Belo Horizonte

Range Map

Distribution

External References

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Clench, MH and RC Leberman. 1978. Weights of 151 species of Pennsylvania birds analyzed by month, age and sex. Bulletin of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History No. 5. Pittsburgh, PA
2Partners in Flight Avian Conservation Assessment Database, version 2017. Accessed on January 2018.
3Hamish 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
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
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