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Catharus guttatus (Hermit Thrush)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The hermit thrush (Catharus guttatus) is a medium-sized North American thrush. It is not very closely related to the other North American migrant species of Catharus, but rather to the Mexican russet nightingale-thrush. The specific name guttatus is Latin for "spotted".
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
17
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.3824
EDGE Score: 1.85354

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  28 grams
Birth Weight [1]  4 grams
Breeding Habitat [2]  Temperate eastern forests, Boreal forests, Temperate western forests
Wintering Geography [2]  Southern U.S./Mexico
Wintering Habitat [2]  Forests
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  20 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  80 %
Forages - Understory [3]  50 %
Forages - Ground [3]  50 %
Clutch Size [5]  4
Clutches / Year [6]  2
Fledging [4]  13 days
Global Population (2017 est.) [2]  70,000,000
Incubation [1]  12 days
Mating System [8]  Monogamy
Maximum Longevity [1]  9 years
Migration [7]  Intracontinental
Snout to Vent Length [4]  7 inches (17 cm)
Female Maturity [1]  1 year
Male Maturity [1]  1 year

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

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Ecosystems

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
California Floristic Province Mexico, United States No
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
Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands Mexico, United States No
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No

Emblem of

Vermont

Prey / Diet

Myrtillocactus geometrizans (Bilberry Cactus)[9]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Accipiter cooperii (Cooper's Hawk)[10]
Accipiter striatus (Sharp-shinned Hawk)[10]
Corvus brachyrhynchos (American Crow)[10]
Cyanocitta cristata (Blue Jay)[10]
Procyon lotor (Raccoon)[10]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Ceratophyllus diffinis[11]
Dasypsyllus stejnegeri[11]
Plagiorhynchus cylindraceus[12]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Biodome de Montreal
Tennessee Aquarium

Range Map

Distribution

North America; Western Michigan University’s Asylum Lake;

External References

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Citations

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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
4Nathan 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
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
6LIFE HISTORY TRAITS OF OPEN- VS. CAVITY-NESTING BIRDS, Thomas E. Martin and Pingjun Li, Ecology, 73(2), 1992, pp. 579-592
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
8Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
9Effectiveness of Dispersal of an Ornithocorous Cactus Myrtillocactus geometrizans (Cactaceae) in a Patchy Environment, Mónica G. Pérez-Villafaña and Alfonso Valiente-Banuet, The Open Biology Journal, 2009, 2, 101-113
10Jorrit 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.
11International Flea Database
12Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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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