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Passerella iliaca (Fox Sparrow)

Synonyms: Fringilla iliaca; Zonotrichia iliaca
Language: French; Spanish

Wikipedia Abstract

The fox sparrow (Passerella iliaca) is a large American sparrow. It is the only member of the genus Passerella, although some authors split the species into four sub-species (see below).
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
9
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
27
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.70332
EDGE Score: 2.16371

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  36 grams
Birth Weight [1]  3 grams
Breeding Habitat [2]  Boreal forests, Temperate western forests
Wintering Geography [2]  Widespread U.S.
Wintering Habitat [2]  Generalist
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  20 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  40 %
Diet - Plants [3]  20 %
Diet - Seeds [3]  20 %
Forages - Understory [3]  10 %
Forages - Ground [3]  90 %
Clutch Size [4]  4
Clutches / Year [1]  1
Global Population (2017 est.) [2]  33,000,000
Incubation [1]  13 days
Maximum Longevity [1]  10 years
Migration [5]  Intracontinental

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

Predators

Accipiter cooperii (Cooper's Hawk)[6]
Buteo lagopus (Rough-legged Hawk)[6]
Buteo platypterus (Broad-winged Hawk)[6]
Megascops asio (Eastern Screech-Owl)[6]
Strix varia (Barred Owl)[6]

Consumers

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

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.
3Hamish 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
4Jetz 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
5Myers, 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
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.
7Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
8International Flea Database
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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