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Corvus orru (Torresian Crow)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Torresian crow (Corvus orru), also called the Australian crow or Papuan crow, is a passerine bird in the crow family native to the north and west of Australia and nearby islands in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. The species has an all-black plumage, beak and mouth with white irises. The Torresian Crow is slightly larger with a more robust bill than the morphologically similar little crow.
View Wikipedia Record: Corvus orru

Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
13
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 2.82313
EDGE Score: 1.34107

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  1.215 lbs (551 g)
Female Weight [1]  1.149 lbs (521 g)
Male Weight [1]  1.281 lbs (581 g)
Weight Dimorphism [1]  11.5 %
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Frugivore, Nectarivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Ectothermic [2]  10 %
Diet - Endothermic [2]  10 %
Diet - Fruit [2]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  20 %
Diet - Nectar [2]  10 %
Diet - Plants [2]  10 %
Diet - Scavenger [2]  10 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  20 %
Forages - Understory [2]  30 %
Forages - Ground [2]  70 %
Clutch Size [4]  3
Incubation [3]  19 days

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

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

Prey / Diet

Ficus asperiuscula[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Consumers

Distribution

External References

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Higgins, PJ, Peter, JM and Cowling, SJ. (eds), (2006) Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic birds, Volume 7: Boatbill to starlings. Oxford University Press, Melbourne
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
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
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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