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Hesperiphona vespertina (Evening Grosbeak)

Synonyms: Coccothraustes vespertinus
Language: French; Spanish

Wikipedia Abstract

The evening grosbeak (Hesperiphona vespertina or Coccothraustes vespertinus) is a passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae found in North America.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
13
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
32
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 10.8146
EDGE Score: 2.46934

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  55 grams
Birth Weight [3]  4 grams
Breeding Habitat [2]  Boreal forests, Temperate western forests, Mexican pine-oak forests
Wintering Geography [2]  Northern U.S./Canada
Wintering Habitat [2]  Forests
Diet [4]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [4]  20 %
Diet - Invertibrates [4]  10 %
Diet - Plants [4]  30 %
Diet - Seeds [4]  40 %
Forages - Mid-High [4]  50 %
Forages - Understory [4]  50 %
Clutch Size [5]  4
Clutches / Year [1]  2
Global Population (2017 est.) [2]  3,600,000
Incubation [1]  13 days
Maximum Longevity [1]  17 years

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

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Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
California Floristic Province Mexico, United States No
Japan Japan No
Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands Mexico, United States No

Prey / Diet

Acer negundo (box elder)[6]
Pinus ponderosa (Ponderosa pine)[6]
Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain Ash)[6]

Predators

Glaucidium gnoma (Northern Pygmy-Owl)[7]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
El Paso Zoo

Range Map

Distribution

North America; Western Michigan University’s Asylum Lake;

External References

Photos

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
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
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
6Jorrit 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.
7DIETS OF NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS AND NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS IN WEST-CENTRAL MONTANA, DENVER W. HOLT AND LESLIE A. LEROUX, Wilson Bull., 108(1), 1996, pp. 123-128
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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