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Cyanerpes cyaneus (Red-legged Honeycreeper)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The red-legged honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus) is a small songbird species in the tanager family (Thraupidae). It is found in the tropical New World from southern Mexico south to Peru, Bolivia and central Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago, and on Cuba, where possibly introduced.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
8
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
26
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.21664
EDGE Score: 2.10616

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  14.2 grams
Birth Weight [3]  1.5 grams
Breeding Habitat [2]  Tropical evergreen forests
Wintering Geography [2]  Non-migrartory
Wintering Habitat [2]  Tropical evergreen forests
Diet [4]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Nectarivore
Diet - Fruit [4]  40 %
Diet - Invertibrates [4]  40 %
Diet - Nectar [4]  20 %
Forages - Canopy [4]  40 %
Forages - Mid-High [4]  40 %
Forages - Understory [4]  20 %
Clutch Size [5]  2
Incubation [5]  12 days

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1THE FEEDING ECOLOGY OF TANAGERS AND HONEYCREEPERS IN TRINIDAD, Barbara K. Snow and D. W. Snow, The Auk, 88: 291-322 (1971)
2Partners in Flight Avian Conservation Assessment Database, version 2017. Accessed on January 2018.
3Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
4Hamish 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
5del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
6Potential role of frugivorous birds (Passeriformes) on seed dispersal of six plant species in a restinga habitat, southeastern Brazil, Verônica Souza da Mota Gomes, Maria Célia Rodrigues Correia, Heloisa Alves de Lima & Maria Alice S. Alves, Rev. Biol. Trop. (Int. J. Trop. Biol.) Vol. 56 (1): 205-216, March 2008
7The Feeding Ecology of Tanagers and Honeycreepers in Trinidad, Barbara K. Snow and D. W. Snow, The Auk Vol. 88, No. 2 (Apr., 1971), pp. 291-322
8"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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