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Psittinus cyanurus (Blue-rumped Parrot)

Wikipedia Abstract

The blue-rumped parrot (Psittinus cyanurus) is a parrot found in the very southern tip of Myanmar, peninsular Thailand, Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra and nearby islands. It is a small parrot (18 cm) and is primarily green with bright red underwing coverts, a reddish shoulder patch, and yellowish margins on the wing coverts. It is sexually dimorphic. The female has a grey-brown head. The male has a black mantle, red upper mandible, and blue head and rump. There are two subspecies:
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Infraspecies

Psittinus cyanurus abbotti (Abbott's blue-rumped parrot)
Psittinus cyanurus cyanurus (Blue-rumped parrot)
Psittinus cyanurus pontius (Mentawai Island blue-rumped parrot)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
6
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
34
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.59601
EDGE Score: 2.57961

Attributes

Diet [1]  Frugivore, Granivore
Diet - Fruit [1]  50 %
Diet - Seeds [1]  50 %
Forages - Canopy [1]  40 %
Forages - Mid-High [1]  40 %
Forages - Understory [1]  20 %
Clutch Size [2]  3
Maximum Longevity [3]  10 years

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Sundaland Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand No

Prey / Diet

Averrhoa carambola (carambola)[4]
Ficus thonningii (Chinese banyan)[5]
Macaranga rhizinoides[4]
Parkia speciosa (parkia)[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

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Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore

Distribution

External References

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Citations

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
3de 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
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.
5"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
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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