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Ara rubrogenys (Red-fronted Macaw)

Wikipedia Abstract

The red-fronted macaw (Ara rubrogenys) is a parrot endemic to a small semi-desert mountainous area of Bolivia. It is an endangered species; it has been successfully bred in captivity, and is available, if not common, as a pet.
View Wikipedia Record: Ara rubrogenys

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Ara rubrogenys

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
1
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
44
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 3.66089
EDGE Score: 3.61865

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  1.036 lbs (470 g)
Diet [2]  Frugivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  10 %
Diet - Plants [2]  30 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  60 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  20 %
Forages - Understory [2]  20 %
Forages - Ground [2]  60 %
Clutch Size [3]  2
Maximum Longevity [1]  23 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Bolivian montane dry forests Bolivia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Central Andean puna Argentina, Bolivia, Peru Neotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Southern Andean Yungas Bolivia, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Important Bird Areas

Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Cuencas de Ríos Caine y Mizque Bolivia A1, A2, A3

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela Yes

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Eulidia yarrellii (Chilean Woodstar)1
Lycalopex culpaeus (Culpeo)1
Tremarctos ornatus (Spectacled Bear)1

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

South America;

External References

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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
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
3Jetz 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
4Red-fronted Macaw, BirdLife International (1992) Threatened Birds of the Americas. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International.
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