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Cacomantis variolosus (Brush Cuckoo)

Wikipedia Abstract

The brush cuckoo (Cacomantis variolosus) is a member of the cuckoo family. The brush cuckoo is native to the east coast of Australia and northern New Guinea. It is grey-brown with a buff breast and its call is very familiar of the Australian bush.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
11
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
30
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 9.09162
EDGE Score: 2.31171

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  41 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  100 %
Forages - Canopy [2]  20 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  40 %
Forages - Understory [2]  40 %

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
East Melanesian Islands Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu No
Philippines Philippines No
Wallacea East Timor, Indonesia No

Prey / Diet

Ficus leucotricha (desert fig)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Range Map

Distribution

Oceania;

External References

Audio

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Galbraith, ICJ & Galbraith, EH 1962. Land birds of Guadalcanal and the San Cristoval Group, Eastern Solomon Islands. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology 9, 1-86
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
3"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
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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