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Haemorhous purpureus (Purple Finch)

Synonyms: Carpodacus purpureus
Language: French; Spanish

Wikipedia Abstract

The purple finch (Haemorhous purpureus) is a bird in the finch family, Fringillidae.
View Wikipedia Record: Haemorhous purpureus

Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
18
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.70873
EDGE Score: 1.90341

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  25 grams
Birth Weight [3]  2.3 grams
Breeding Habitat [2]  Boreal forests, Temperate western forests, Temperate eastern forests
Wintering Geography [2]  Widespread U.S.
Wintering Habitat [2]  Temperate eastern forests, Temperate western forests
Diet [4]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Nectarivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [4]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [4]  10 %
Diet - Nectar [4]  20 %
Diet - Plants [4]  40 %
Diet - Seeds [4]  20 %
Forages - Mid-High [4]  33 %
Forages - Understory [4]  33 %
Forages - Ground [4]  33 %
Clutch Size [6]  5
Clutches / Year [5]  2
Fledging [1]  14 days
Global Population (2017 est.) [2]  5,900,000
Incubation [5]  13 days
Mating Display [3]  Ground and non-acrobatic aerial display
Mating System [3]  Monogamy
Maximum Longevity [5]  14 years
Migration [7]  Migratory
Female Maturity [5]  1 year
Male Maturity [5]  1 year

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

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Ecosystems

Biodiversity Hotspots

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

Emblem of

New Hampshire

Prey / Diet

Brahea armata (Blue Hesper Palm)[8]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Accipiter cooperii (Cooper's Hawk)[9]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
National Aviary in Pittsburgh

Range Map

Distribution

North America; Western Michigan University’s Asylum Lake;

External References

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Citations

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1Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
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
8Patterns of frugivory, seed dispersal and predation of blue fan palms (Brahea armata) in oases of northern Baja California, E.V. Wehncke, X.L. Medellín, E. Ezcurra, Journal of Arid Environments 73 (2009) 773–783
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.
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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