Data about <i>Quiscalus quiscula</i>

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Physical Description

Data about <i>Quiscalus quiscula</i>
body mass average
Additional detail 111.5 g Birds Animal Diversity Web  
max Additional detail 131 g Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Additional detail 105.2 g Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
min Additional detail 92 g Birds Animal Diversity Web  
  • 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
dimorphism
Additional detail male larger Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Additional detail male more colorful Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Additional detail sexes colored or patterned differently
  • sexes colored or patterned differently
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Sexes_colored_or_patterned_differently
Birds Animal Diversity Web  
weight
Additional detail 111 g adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 5.57 g neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Quiscalus quiscula</i>
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 anthropogenic geographic feature
  • anthropogenic geographic feature
    An anthropogenic geographic feature is a geographic feature resulting from the influence of human beings on nature.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000002
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail aquatic habitat Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail city Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail desert
  • desert
    A region rendered barren or partially barren by environmental extremes, especially by low rainfall.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000097
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail farm
  • farm
    A tract of crop or grazing land, as well as the group of buildings with and often surrounding a farmhouse, including barns, sheds, and other outbuildings, used for agricultural production.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000078
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail 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  
Additional detail fresh water Environments - EOL project  
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 grassland
  • grassland
    An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000106
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail hedge
  • hedge
    A dense growth of shrubbery planted as a fence or boundary.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000046
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mud
  • mud
    A liquid or semi-liquid mixture of water and some combination of soil, silt, and clay.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000001
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 ridge Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail savanna
  • savanna
    A grassland of the tropics or subtropics with scattered trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000261
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail scrubland
  • scrubland
    Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000300
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 terrestrial biome
  • terrestrial biome
    A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000446
Environments - EOL project  
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  
foraging habitat
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
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)  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
interacts with
Additional detail Black Rat Snake GloBI  
Additional detail Bluntnose Minnow GloBI  
Additional detail Cedar Waxwing GloBI  
Additional detail Cooper's Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Chipmunk GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Gray Squirrel GloBI  
Additional detail Fox Squirrel GloBI  
Additional detail Great Horned Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Green Heron GloBI  
Additional detail Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Insects GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Harrier GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Raccoon GloBI  
Additional detail Pine Snake GloBI  
Additional detail Red-tailed Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Sharp-shinned Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Short-eared Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Spiders GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Sandpiper GloBI  
Additional detail Wildcat GloBI  
  • hosts
    provides some resource to a symbiont, either commensal, parasitic or mutualistic
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/hosts
hosts
Additional detail Common Grackle GloBI  
feeds on
Additional detail Bluntnose Minnow GloBI  
Additional detail Cedar Waxwing GloBI  
Additional detail Green Heron GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Sandpiper GloBI  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
interacts with
Additional detail American Redstart GloBI  
Additional detail American Robin GloBI  
Additional detail Baltimore Oriole GloBI  
Additional detail Barn Swallow GloBI  
Additional detail Black Skimmer GloBI  
Additional detail Black-billed Cuckoo GloBI  
Additional detail Bluntnose Minnow GloBI  
Additional detail Cedar Waxwing GloBI  
Additional detail Common Grackle GloBI  
Additional detail Common Starling GloBI  
Additional detail Cooper's Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail False Map Turtle GloBI  
Additional detail Gray Catbird GloBI  
Additional detail Green Heron GloBI  
Additional detail House Finch GloBI  
Additional detail Mississippi Kite GloBI  
Additional detail Orchard Oriole GloBI  
Additional detail Osprey GloBI  
Additional detail Purple Finch GloBI  
Additional detail Red-eyed Vireo GloBI  
Additional detail Rose-breasted Grosbeak GloBI  
Additional detail Sharp-shinned Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Spiders GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Sandpiper GloBI  
Additional detail Swainson's Warbler GloBI  
Additional detail Tree Swallow GloBI  
Additional detail Uine encephalitis virus GloBI  
Additional detail Warbling Vireo GloBI  
Additional detail Wood Thrush GloBI  
Additional detail Yellow-billed Cuckoo GloBI  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Quiscalus quiscula</i>
nest type
Additional detail open cup Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
developmental mode
Additional detail altricial
  • altricial
    Parent(s) provide food and thermoregulation (e.g., passerines).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/altricial
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 pair provides care
  • pair provides care
    Both parents feed and nurture offspring.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/parentalCarePair
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail 5 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
log10 productivity
Additional detail -0.405 Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
litters per year
Additional detail 1 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
total life span max
Additional detail 23.1 years 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 14 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
migratory status
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)  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about <i>Quiscalus quiscula</i>
first appearance (older bound)
Additional detail 0.3 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
first appearance (younger bound)
Additional detail 0.012 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
last appearance (older bound)
Additional detail 0.13 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
last appearance (younger bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

Data about <i>Quiscalus quiscula</i>
population trend
Additional detail Decreasing IUCN  
conservation status
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  
extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

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