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Cereopsis novaehollandiae (Cape Barren Goose)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Cape Barren goose (Cereopsis novaehollandiae) is a large goose resident in southern Australia. The species is named for Cape Barren Island, where specimens were first sighted by European explorers.
View Wikipedia Record: Cereopsis novaehollandiae

Infraspecies

Cereopsis novaehollandiae grisea (Cape Barren goose) (Attributes)
Cereopsis novaehollandiae novaehollandiae (Cape Barren goose)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
14
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
33
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 11.0071
EDGE Score: 2.4855

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  8.774 lbs (3.98 kg)
Birth Weight [2]  137 grams
Diet [3]  Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Plants [3]  80 %
Diet - Seeds [3]  20 %
Forages - Ground [3]  90 %
Forages - Water Surface [3]  10 %
Clutch Size [5]  4
Incubation [4]  35 days
Maximum Longevity [1]  28 years

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Southwest Australia Australia No

Prey / Diet

Myoporum insulare[4]
Nitraria schoberi[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Glossopsitta porphyrocephala (Purple-crowned Lorikeet)1

Consumers

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
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
4del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
5Jetz 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
6Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
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