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Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird)

Wikipedia Abstract

The satin bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) is a bowerbird endemic to eastern Australia. A rare natural intergeneric hybrid between the satin bowerbird and the regent bowerbird is known as Rawnsley's bowerbird.
View Wikipedia Record: Ptilonorhynchus violaceus

Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
11
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
37
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 22.4451
EDGE Score: 3.15466

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  222 grams
Birth Weight [2]  20 grams
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Nectarivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  30 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  40 %
Diet - Nectar [3]  10 %
Diet - Plants [3]  10 %
Diet - Seeds [3]  10 %
Forages - Canopy [3]  50 %
Forages - Mid-High [3]  20 %
Forages - Understory [3]  30 %
Clutch Size [5]  2
Fledging [1]  20 days
Incubation [4]  21 days
Mating System [2]  Promiscuity
Maximum Longevity [1]  21 years
Female Maturity [1]  4 years 8 months

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Brigalow tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Cape York Peninsula tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Eastern Australian temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Queensland tropical rain forests Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Southeast Australia temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests

Protected Areas

Prey / Diet

Ficus asperiuscula[6]
Ficus leucotricha (desert fig)[6]
Ficus macrophylla (Moreton Bay Fig)[6]
Ficus superba (Sea Fig)[6]
Ficus watkinsiana (Ficus watkinsiana)[6]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Myrsidea ptilonorhynchi <Unverified Name>[7]
Philopterus grandiceps[7]
Picicola nitzschii[7]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Distribution

External References

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
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
6"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
7Species 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
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