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Dolichonyx oryzivorus (Bobolink)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) is a small New World blackbird and the only member of the genus Dolichonyx.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
13
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
32
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 10.5971
EDGE Score: 2.45075

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  42 grams
Birth Weight [3]  2.8 grams
Female Weight [1]  39 grams
Male Weight [1]  45 grams
Weight Dimorphism [1]  15.4 %
Breeding Habitat [2]  Temperate grasslands, Agricultural
Wintering Geography [2]  S. American Lowlands
Wintering Habitat [2]  Tropical grasslands, Agricultural
Diet [4]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Granivore
Diet - Fruit [4]  30 %
Diet - Invertibrates [4]  60 %
Diet - Seeds [4]  10 %
Forages - Ground [4]  100 %
Female Maturity [5]  1 year
Male Maturity [5]  1 year
Clutch Size [6]  5
Clutches / Year [5]  2
Global Population (2017 est.) [2]  9,700,000
Incubation [5]  13 days
Maximum Longevity [5]  9 years
Migration [7]  Intercontinental

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

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Important Bird Areas

Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
San Javier Argentina A1, A4ii

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Caribbean Islands Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks And Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands - British, Virgin Islands - U.S. No
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

Prey / Diet

Brachiaria platyphylla (broadleaf signalgrass)[8]
Echinochloa colona (Jungle ricegrass)[8]
Oryza sativa (rice)[8]
Setaria helvola (cattail grass)[8]

Predators

Accipiter cooperii (Cooper's Hawk)[8]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society

Range Map

Distribution

Caribbean; North America; Western Michigan University’s Asylum Lake;

External References

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
2Partners in Flight Avian Conservation Assessment Database, version 2017. Accessed on January 2018.
3Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
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
5de 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
6Jetz 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
7Myers, 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
8Jorrit 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.
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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