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Ramphocelus bresilius (Brazilian Tanager)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Brazilian tanager (Ramphocelus bresilius) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae.It is endemic to eastern Brazil and far northeastern Argentina, occurring in the coastal region from Paraíba and southwards to Santa Catarina and Misiones. Its natural habitat is the Atlantic Forest, including Atlantic coast restingas, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest. It nests by building a cup-shaped nest hidden amongst foliage, where it lays two to three greenish-blue, black-spotted eggs.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
11
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 2.33856
EDGE Score: 1.20554

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  33 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  50 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  50 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  30 %
Forages - Understory [2]  70 %
Clutch Size [3]  2
Incubation [3]  13 days

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Itatiaia National Park II 69730 Minas Gerais, Brazil  
Mata Atlântica Biosphere Reserve 72830565 Brazil  

Important Bird Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay Yes

Prey / Diet

Erythrina verna (Mulungu)[4]
Solanum thomasiifolium[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Leucopternis lacernulatus (White-necked hawk)[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

External References

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Oniki, Y. 1981. Weights, cloacal temperatures, plumage and molt condition of birds in the state of São Paulo. Revista brasileira de Biologia, 41:451-460
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.
4Parrini, R. and Raposo, MA, 2008, Associação entre aves e flores de duas espécies de árvores do gênero Erythrina (Fabaceae) na mata Atlântica do sudeste do Brasil, Iheringia, série Zoologia, Vol. 98, n. 1, pp 123-128
5Seed dispersal of Solanum thomasiifolium Sendtner (Solanaceae) in the Linhares Forest, Espírito Santo state, Brazil, João Vasconcellos-Neto, Lidiamar Barbosa de Albuquerque and Wesley Rodrigues Silva, Acta bot. bras. 23(4): 1171-1179. 2009
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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