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Aegolius funereus (Boreal Owl)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The boreal owl (Aegolius funereus) is a small owl. In Europe, it is typically known as Tengmalm's owl after Swedish naturalist Peter Gustaf Tengmalm or, more rarely, Richardson's owl after Sir John Richardson. The scientific name is from Latin. The genus name Aegolius is a type of screech owl thought to be a bird of ill omen, and funereus means "funereal".
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
23
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
40
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 17.9176
EDGE Score: 2.94009

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  134 grams
Birth Weight [3]  9 grams
Female Weight [1]  167 grams
Male Weight [1]  101 grams
Weight Dimorphism [1]  65.3 %
Breeding Habitat [2]  Boreal forests
Wintering Geography [2]  Northern U.S./Canada
Wintering Habitat [2]  Boreal forests
Diet [4]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates)
Diet - Endothermic [4]  70 %
Diet - Invertibrates [4]  30 %
Forages - Understory [4]  10 %
Forages - Ground [4]  90 %
Female Maturity [3]  1 year
Male Maturity [3]  1 year
Clutch Size [5]  4
Clutches / Year [3]  1
Global Population (2017 est.) [2]  1,700,000
Incubation [3]  27 days
Maximum Longevity [3]  16 years
Nocturnal [6]  Yes
Wing Span [7]  22 inches (.56 m)

Ecoregions

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Ecosystems

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Biodiversity Hotspots

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Martes martes (European Pine Marten)[8]

Providers

Shelter 
Fagus sylvatica (European beech)[8]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Baruscapillaria falconis <Unverified Name>[13]
Capillaria tenuissima <Unverified Name>[13]
Centrorhynchus elongatus[13]
Ceratophyllus gallinae (European chicken flea)[14]
Eucoleus dispar <Unverified Name>[13]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

North America;

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1Glutz von Blotzheim un Bauer KM 1980. Handbuch der Vögel Mitteleuropas. Volume 9. Columbiformes - Piciformes. Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, Wiesbaden
2Partners in Flight Avian Conservation Assessment Database, version 2017. Accessed on January 2018.
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
4Hamish 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
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
6Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
7del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
8Ecology of Commanster
9Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
10Barbastella barbastellus, Jens Rydell and Wiesław Bogdanowicz, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 557, pp. 1-8 (1997)
11Avian and mammalian predators of shrews in Europe: regional differences, between-year and seasonal variation, and mortality due to predation, Erkki Korpimäki & Kai Norrdahl, Ann. Zool. Fennici 26:389-400. 1989
12Exploring the Denali Food Web, ParkWise, National Park Service
13Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
14International Flea Database
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