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Eudynamys scolopaceus (Asian Koel)

Synonyms: Eudynamys scolopacea


EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 22.0704
EDGE Score: 3.13855


Adult Weight [1]  213 grams
Birth Weight [2]  9 grams
Female Weight [1]  224 grams
Male Weight [1]  202 grams
Weight Dimorphism [1]  10.9 %
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Nectarivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  80 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  10 %
Diet - Nectar [3]  10 %
Forages - Canopy [3]  80 %
Forages - Mid-High [3]  20 %
Clutch Size [2]  1
Fledging [1]  19 days
Incubation [1]  14 days
Mating Display [2]  Ground display (mostly)
Mating System [2]  Monogamy


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Bubo bubo bengalensis (Rock Eagle-owl)[7]


Parasitized by 
Podicipitilepis yamagutii <Unverified Name>[8]

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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
4FRUGIVORY BY KOELS IN HONG KONG, Richard T. Corlett and Ice Ko Wai Ping, Memoirs of the Hong Kong Natural History Society, No. 20, 1995, pp. 221-222
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.
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
7Pande, S. & N. Dahanukar (2011). The diet of Indian Eagle Owl Bubo bengalensis and its agronomic significance. Journal of Threatened Taxa 3(8): 2011–2017.
8Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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