Data about <i>Gallinula chloropus</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Gallinula chloropus</i>
  • Latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Latitude min
Additional detail -4.58 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 44.85 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Longitude min
Additional detail -97.8 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 93 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Gallinula chloropus</i>
Body length (VT) min
Additional detail 30 cm Birds Animal Diversity Web  
average Additional detail 34 cm Birds Animal Diversity Web  
max Additional detail 38 cm Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Body mass min
Additional detail 192 g Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Additional detail 339.63 g Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
average Additional detail 300 g Birds Animal Diversity Web  
max Additional detail 493 g Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Wingspan min
Additional detail 50 cm Birds Animal Diversity Web  
average Additional detail 52.5 cm Birds Animal Diversity Web  
max Additional detail 55 cm Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Weight
Additional detail 11.3 g neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 392 g adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Gallinula chloropus</i>
Habitat
Additional detail freshwater habitat
  • Freshwater habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a body of water containing low concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (<0.5 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002037
IUCN  
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
IUCN  
Habitat
Additional detail animal habitation
  • Animal habitation
    The dwelling of an animal or group of similar animals.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005803
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail archipelago
  • Archipelago
    A group of geographically or geologically associated islands.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000220
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail city Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cultivated habitat
  • Cultivated habitat
    A geographical feature modified by humans by the preparation of the land, usually for the purposes of growing crops.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000113
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cut
  • Cut
    An excavation of the Earth's surface to provide passage for a road, railway, canal, etc.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000474
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ditch
  • Ditch
    A small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000037
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail elevation
  • Elevation
    A landform elevated above the surrounding area.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000176
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail fresh water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail freshwater marsh
  • Freshwater marsh
    A marsh associated with water that contains low concentrations of salts.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000053
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail gravel pit Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail island
  • Island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mangrove biome
  • Mangrove biome
    A mangrove biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its spatial extent, mangrove plants (Rhizophoraceae). Mangrove plants are able to withstand high levels of salinity as well as regions of anoxia and frequent tidal inundation. Mangrove biomes often occur near tropical and sub-tropical estuaries and depositional marine coastal environments where fine sediments (often with high organic content) collect in areas protected from high energy wave action.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000181
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail meadow
  • Meadow
    A habitat of rolling or flat terrain where grasses predominate. Typically, what is called a meadow has more biodiversity than a grassland as the former contains not only grasses but a significant variety of annual, biennial and perennial plants.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000108
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail orchard
  • Orchard
    An intentional planting of trees or shrubs maintained for food, typically fruit, production.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000115
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail oxbow lake
  • Oxbow lake
    A lake which is formed when a wide meander from a stream or a river is cut off to form a lake. They are called oxbow lakes due to the distinctive curved shape that results from this process.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000202
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pond
  • Pond
    A body of water, usually of smaller size than a lake.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000033
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail rice field Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea shore
  • Sea shore
    That part of the land in immediate contact with a sea, including the intertidal zone.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000485
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sewage
  • Sewage
    Wastewater that is contaminated with feces or urine,
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002018
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail stream
  • Stream
    Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000023
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail swamp
  • Swamp
    A wetland that features permanent inundation of large areas of land by shallow bodies of water, generally with a substantial number of hummocks, or dry-land protrusions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000233
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Foraging Habitat
Additional detail freshwater habitat
  • Freshwater habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a body of water containing low concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (<0.5 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002037
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Primary Diet
Additional detail Omnivore
  • Omnivore
    An animal that mainly eats all kinds of things, including plants and animals.
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Omnivore
adult
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Feeds on
Additional detail Amphibians Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Arthropods Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Cryptomonads Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Insects Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Mosses Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Ray-finned Fishes Global Biotic Interactions  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
Additional detail Alligators Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Bass Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Boas & Pythons Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Boat-tailed Grackle Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Common Gray Fox Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Cottonmouth Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Frogs and Toads Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Northern Raccoon Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Rook Global Biotic Interactions  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Gallinula chloropus</i>
Nest type
Additional detail open cup Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Developmental Mode
Additional detail semiprecocial
  • Semiprecocial
    Parent(s) provide food but not thermoregulation (e.g., gulls and terns).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/semiprecocial
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Foraging time
Additional detail diurnal Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Parental care
Additional detail cooperative breeding
  • Cooperative breeding
    The species regularly breeds cooperatively, with nonparents providing care.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/CooperativeBreeding
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail 9 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Log10 productivity
Additional detail -0.116 Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Litters per year
Additional detail 2 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Total life span max
Additional detail 18.6 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Onset of fertility
Additional detail 1.0 years male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 1.0 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • Prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
Prenatal development duration
Additional detail 19 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Gallinula chloropus</i>
Iucn red list category
Additional detail least concern
  • Least concern
    A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/leastConcern
IUCN  
Population trend
Additional detail Unknown IUCN  

Other

Data about <i>Gallinula chloropus</i>
Migratorystatus
Additional detail migratory
  • Migratory
    Makes seasonal movements between breeding and wintering grounds
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Migratory
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  

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