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Rainforest Birds and Mammals Birds and Bats of the Bolla Brenda Melton Assistant Curator, Steinhart Aquarium.

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1 Rainforest Birds and Mammals Birds and Bats of the Bolla Brenda Melton Assistant Curator, Steinhart Aquarium

2 2 Birds Inhabit the rainforests of Central and/or South America 100,000 gallon pool with aggressive, carnivorous fish Butterflies and collection ants Public immersed in exhibit and birds territories Avian interspecies and con-specific aggression Immature plantings Collection parameters

3 3 Avian Families of the Bolla Columbidae - Doves More terrestrial than other birds in the Bolla Our doves are primarily seed eaters Monogamous Blue-Ground Dove Claravis pretiosa

4 4 Columbidae Produce crop milk to feed their young Lifespan in captivity in the early teens Inca Dove Columbina inca Avian Families of the Bolla

5 5 Thraupidae - Tanagers and their Allies Blue-grey Tanager Thraupis episcopus Silver-beaked Tanager Ramphocelus carbo Avian Families of the Bolla

6 6 Thraupidae Turquoise Tanager Tangara mexicana Paradise Tanager Tangara chilenis Avian Families of the Bolla

7 7 Thraupidae Palm Tanager Thraupis palmarum Opal-rumped Tanager Tangara velia Avian Families of the Bolla

8 8 Thraupidae Green Honeycreeper Chlorophanes spiza Purple Honeycreeper Cyanerpes caeruleus Avian Families of the Bolla

9 9 Thraupidae Red-legged Honeycreeper Cyanerpes cyaneus Blue Dacnis Dacnis cayana Avian Families of the Bolla

10 10 Thraupidae Red-capped Cardinal Paroaria gularis Avian Families of the Bolla

11 11 Fringillidae - Finches Subfamily Euphoniinae Violaceous Euphonia Euphonia violacea Avian Families of the Bolla

12 12 Avian Families of the Bolla Emberizidae - Sparrows Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola

13 13 Coerebidae - Bananaquits Nectar feeder Pierces flower from side to consume pollen Does not hover Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Avian Families

14 14 Avian Families of the Bolla Pipridae - Manakins Small forest dwelling birds Primarily frugivores, some insects Many species lek Golden-headed Manakin Pipra erythrocephala

15 15 Psittacidae - Parrots Military Macaw Ara militaris White-crowned Pionus Parrot Pionus senelis Avian Families

16 16 Bats Family Pteropodidae - flying fox and Old World fruit bats 166 living species Inhabit the rainforests of Southeast Asia IUCN Species of Least Concern Main threat: deforestation Our group is 15 females Lesser Dog-Faced Fruit Bat, Cynopterus brachyotis

17 17 Lesser Dog-Faced Fruit Bat Nocturnal Excellent eyesight and sense of smell Do not echolocate Frugivorous Feed primarily on mangoes; will eat any aromatic fruit. Thought to expel the pulp of fruit. Seed dispersers and pollinators

18 18 Lesser Dog-Faced Fruit Bat Phytophilic Make foliage tents for roosting Life span is years inch wingspan, grams

19 19 Rainforest Birds and Mammals Thank you. Questions ?


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