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Coracina boyeri (Boyer's Cuckooshrike)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Boyer's cuckooshrike (Coracina boyeri) is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family.It is found on the island of New Guinea in both Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. The common name and Latin binomial commemorate the French explorer Joseph Emmanuel P. Boyer.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.53791
EDGE Score: 2.14452


Adult Weight [1]  66 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  80 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  20 %
Forages - Canopy [2]  100 %
Clutch Size [3]  1
Mating System [4]  Monogamy


Prey / Diet

Ficus melinocarpa[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Diamond, JM 1972. Avifauna of the eastern highlands of New Guinea. Publication of the Nuttall Ornithological Club 12, 1-438
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
3Jetz 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
4Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
5"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
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