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Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow)

Wikipedia Abstract

The dusky woodswallow (Artamus cyanopterus), is a bird species of forests and woodlands in temperate and subtropical regions, extending into tropical areas around the Atherton Tableland, in eastern and southern Australia.The global population of the species has as yet not been formally confirmed, but it has been officially rated in the range of 'Least Concern', according to the BirdLife International in 2004. As such, the bird could be described as common in its local habitat.
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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: 7.40607
EDGE Score: 2.12895

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  35 grams
Birth Weight [2]  3.3 grams
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Nectarivore, Granivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  70 %
Diet - Nectar [3]  10 %
Diet - Seeds [3]  10 %
Forages - Aerial [3]  60 %
Forages - Mid-High [3]  10 %
Forages - Understory [3]  10 %
Forages - Ground [3]  20 %
Clutch Size [5]  4
Incubation [4]  15 days

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Southwest Australia Australia No

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Menacanthus nelsoni[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Adelaide Zoo
Cleland Wildlife Park
Healesville Sanctuary

Distribution

External References

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1A comparative analysis of some life-history traits between cooperatively and non-cooperatively breeding Australian passerines, ALDO POIANI and LARS SOMMER JERMIIN, Evolutionary Ecology, 1994, 8, 471-488
2Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
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
4del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
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
6Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
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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