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Pteroglossus aracari (Black-necked Aracari)

Wikipedia Abstract

The black-necked aracari (US /ˌɑːrəˈsɑːri/ AHR-ə-SAHR-ee, UK /ˌɑːrəˈsɑːri/ ARR-ə-SAHR-ee or /ˌɑːrəˈkɑːri/ ARR-ə-KAHR-ee), or black-necked araçari (Pteroglossus aracari), is a species of bird in the toucan family.
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Pteroglossus aracari aracari (Northern black-necked aracari) (Attributes)
Pteroglossus aracari atricollis (Black-necked aracari) (Attributes)
Pteroglossus aracari vergens (Southern black-necked aracari)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.6991
EDGE Score: 1.90197


Adult Weight [1]  245 grams
Female Weight [1]  221 grams
Male Weight [1]  270 grams
Weight Dimorphism [1]  22.2 %
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  80 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  20 %
Forages - Canopy [2]  70 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  30 %
Clutch Size [4]  3
Incubation [3]  16 days
Snout to Vent Length [1]  18 inches (45 cm)


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No

Prey / Diet

Solanum thomasiifolium[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap


Parasitized by 
Pelecitus helecinus <Unverified Name>[6]
Thelazia anolabiata <Unverified Name>[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
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
2Hamish 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
3del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
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
5Seed dispersal of Solanum thomasiifolium Sendtner (Solanaceae) in the Linhares Forest, Espi&#769;rito Santo state, Brazil, João Vasconcellos-Neto, Lidiamar Barbosa de Albuquerque and Wesley Rodrigues Silva, Acta bot. bras. 23(4): 1171-1179. 2009
6Gibson, 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
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License