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Baryphthengus ruficapillus (Rufous-capped Motmot)

Wikipedia Abstract

The rufous-capped motmot (Baryphthengus ruficapillus) is a species of bird in the Momotidae family. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
6
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
30
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 13.8368
EDGE Score: 2.69711

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  158 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Ectothermic [2]  10 %
Diet - Endothermic [2]  10 %
Diet - Fruit [2]  20 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  60 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  30 %
Forages - Understory [2]  20 %
Forages - Ground [2]  50 %

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Bahia coastal forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Bahia interior forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Campos Rupestres montane savanna Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Cerrado Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands

Protected Areas

Important Bird Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No
Cerrado Brazil No

Prey / Diet

Virola gardneri (nutmeg)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aburria jacutinga (Black-fronted piping guan)1
Pyroderus scutatus (Red-ruffed Fruitcrow)1
Ramphastos vitellinus (Channel-billed Toucan)1
Selenidera maculirostris (Spot-billed Toucanet)1

Range Map

Distribution

External References

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Cavalcanti, R.B. & M.A. Marini. 1993. Body masses of birds of the cerrado region, Brasil. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club, 113:209-212.
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.
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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