Data about <i>Sitta carolinensis</i>

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Distribution

 
geographic distribution includes
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Alberta Mountain forests
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Allegheny Highlands forests
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Appalachian mixed mesophytic forests
  • Appalachian mixed mesophytic forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Appalachian_mixed_mesophytic_forests
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Appalachian-Blue Ridge forests
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Arizona Mountains forests
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Atlantic coastal pine barrens
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Bajío dry forests
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Balsas dry forests
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Blue Mountains forests
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California coastal sage and chaparral
  • California coastal sage and chaparral
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/California_coastal_sage_and_chaparral
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California interior chaparral and woodlands
  • California interior chaparral and woodlands
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/California_interior_chaparral_and_woodlands
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California montane chaparral and woodlands
  • California montane chaparral and woodlands
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/California_montane_chaparral_and_woodlands
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Canadian Aspen forests and parklands
  • Canadian Aspen forests and parklands
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Canadian_Aspen_forests_and_parklands
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Central and Southern Cascades forests
  • Central and Southern Cascades forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Central_and_Southern_Cascades_forests
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Central and Southern mixed grasslands
  • Central and Southern mixed grasslands
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Central_and_Southern_mixed_grasslands
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Central British Columbia Mountain forests
  • Central British Columbia Mountain forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Central_British_Columbia_Mountain_forests
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Central forest-grasslands transition
  • Central forest-grasslands transition
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Central_forest-grasslands_transition
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Central Pacific coastal forests
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Central tall grasslands
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Central U.S. hardwood forests
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Chihuahuan desert
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Colorado Plateau shrublands
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Colorado Rockies forests
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East Central Texas forests
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Eastern Cascades forests
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Eastern forest-boreal transition
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Eastern Great Lakes lowland forests
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Everglades
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Flint Hills tall grasslands
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Florida sand pine scrub
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Fraser Plateau and Basin complex
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Great Basin montane forests
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Great Basin shrub steppe
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Gulf of St. Lawrence lowland forests
  • Gulf of St. Lawrence lowland forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Gulf_of_St._Lawrence_lowland_forests
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Klamath-Siskiyou forests
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Middle Atlantic coastal forests
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Mississippi lowland forests
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Mojave desert
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Montana Valley and Foothill grasslands
  • Montana Valley and Foothill grasslands
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Montana_Valley_and_Foothill_grasslands
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Nearctic
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Nebraska Sand Hills mixed grasslands
  • Nebraska Sand Hills mixed grasslands
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Nebraska_Sand_Hills_mixed_grasslands
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Neotropical
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New England-Acadian forests
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North Central Rockies forests
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Northeastern coastal forests
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Northern California coastal forests
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Northern mixed grasslands
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Northern short grasslands
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Northern tall grasslands
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Oaxacan montane forests
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Okanagan dry forests
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Ozark Mountain forests
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Palouse grasslands
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Piney Woods forests
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Puget lowland forests
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Sierra de la Laguna pine-oak forests
  • Sierra de la Laguna pine-oak forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Sierra_de_la_Laguna_pine-oak_forests
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Sierra Juarez and San Pedro Martir pine-oak forests
  • Sierra Juarez and San Pedro Martir pine-oak forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Sierra_Juarez_and_San_Pedro_Martir_pine-oak_forests
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Sierra Madre de Oaxaca pine-oak forests
  • Sierra Madre de Oaxaca pine-oak forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Sierra_Madre_de_Oaxaca_pine-oak_forests
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Sierra Madre del Sur pine-oak forests
  • Sierra Madre del Sur pine-oak forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Sierra_Madre_del_Sur_pine-oak_forests
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Sierra Madre Occidental pine-oak forests
  • Sierra Madre Occidental pine-oak forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Sierra_Madre_Occidental_pine-oak_forests
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Sierra Madre Oriental pine-oak forests
  • Sierra Madre Oriental pine-oak forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Sierra_Madre_Oriental_pine-oak_forests
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Sierra Nevada forests
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Snake-Columbia shrub steppe
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South Central Rockies forests
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South Florida rocklands
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Southeastern conifer forests
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Southeastern mixed forests
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Southern Great Lakes forests
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Texas blackland prairies
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Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt pine-oak forests
  • Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt pine-oak forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Trans-Mexican_Volcanic_Belt_pine-oak_forests
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Upper Midwest forest-savanna transition
  • Upper Midwest forest-savanna transition
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Upper_Midwest_forest-savanna_transition
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Veracruz montane forests
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Wasatch and Uinta montane forests
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Western Great Lakes forests
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Western Gulf Coastal grasslands
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Western short grasslands
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Willamette Valley forests
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Wyoming Basin shrub steppe
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Physical Description

 
body length (VT) average
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15 cm
Birds Animal Diversity Web  
 
body mass average
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20 g
Birds Animal Diversity Web  
 
body mass
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1.32 log10 grams
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
 
sexual dimorphism
  • sexual dimorphism
    Sexual dimorphism is a phenotypic difference between males and females of the same species. The prototypical example is for differences in characteristics of reproductive organs. Other possible examples are for secondary sex characteristics, body size and morphology, ornamentation and behavior.
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Dimorphism
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male more colorful
Birds Animal Diversity Web  
 
weight
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20.5 g adult
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

 
primary diet
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eats seeds adult
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
 
habitat
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animal habitation
  • animal habitation
    The dwelling of an animal or group of similar animals.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005803
Environments - EOL project  
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crevasse
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forest
  • forest
    An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000111
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forest
  • forest
    An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000111
Environments - EOL project  
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garden
  • garden
    An enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000011
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mixed forest biome
  • mixed forest biome
    A mixed forest biome is a forest biome which contains densely packed populations or communities of broadleaf and coniferous trees, strongly limiting light penetration to the forest floor.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000198
Environments - EOL project  
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oak woodland
  • oak woodland
    An oak woodland is a woodland which has a tree community primarily composed of oak trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000239
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orchard
  • orchard
    An intentional planting of trees or shrubs maintained for food, typically fruit, production.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000115
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river bank
  • river bank
    The sloping margin of a river, serving to confine it to its natural channel.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000143
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temperate
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terrestrial biome
  • terrestrial biome
    A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000446
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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
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wood
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woodland
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woodland
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woodland
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habitat includes
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Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
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Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
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Mediterranean Forests, woodlands and scrubs
  • Mediterranean Forests, woodlands and scrubs
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/mediterranean_forests_woodlands_and_scrubs
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Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
  • Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/temperate_broadleaf_and_mixed_forests
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Temperate Coniferous Forests
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Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
  • Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/temperate_grasslands_savannas_and_shrublands
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Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
  • Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tropical_and_subtropical_coniferous_forests
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Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
  • Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tropical_and_subtropical_dry_broadleaf_forests
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Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
  • Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tropical_and_subtropical_grasslands_savannas_and_shrublands
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Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
  • Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tropical_and_subtropical_moist_broadleaf_forests
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foraging habitat
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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
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interacts with
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
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is found on
  • is found on
    has been observed or reported in physical contact with
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/isFoundOn
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Life History and Behavior

 
nest type
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cavity
  • cavity
    The nest is placed in a cavity with a narrow/protected entrance.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/nestCavity
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developmental mode
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altricial
  • altricial
    Parent(s) provide food and thermoregulation (e.g., passerines).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/altricial
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foraging time
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diurnal
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parental care
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pair provides care
  • pair provides care
    Both parents feed and nurture offspring.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/parentalCarePair
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clutch/brood/litter size
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8
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log10 productivity
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-0.208
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onset of fertility
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365 days female
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365 days male
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litters per year
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1 per year
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total life span max
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9.8 years
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prenatal development duration
  • 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
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12 days
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migratory status
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nonmigratory
  • nonmigratory
    Does not make seasonal movements between breeding and wintering grounds.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/nonmigratory
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Conservation

 
population trend
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Increasing
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conservation status
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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
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extinction status
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extant
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extant
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extant
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