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Leucosticte arctoa (Asian Rosy Finch)

Synonyms: Passer arctous (homotypic)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Asian rosy finch or Asian rosy-finch (Leucosticte arctoa) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family.It is found in China, Japan, Kazakhstan, North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia, and Russia.Its natural habitats are tundra and temperate grassland.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 3.27178
EDGE Score: 1.45203


Adult Weight [1]  31 grams
Birth Weight [2]  2.5 grams
Female Weight [1]  29 grams
Male Weight [1]  33 grams
Weight Dimorphism [1]  13.8 %
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  20 %
Diet - Plants [3]  50 %
Diet - Seeds [3]  30 %
Forages - Ground [3]  100 %
Clutch Size [5]  5
Clutches / Year [1]  1
Fledging [1]  19 days
Incubation [4]  12 days
Mating System [2]  Monogamy
Maximum Longevity [1]  7 years
Female Maturity [1]  0 years 12 months


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
California Floristic Province Mexico, United States No
Mountains of Central Asia Afghanistan, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan No

Prey / Diet

Clematis sibirica var. ochotensis[4]
Pinus pumila (Dwarf Siberian pine)[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Calidris tenuirostris (Great Knot)1
Carpodacus roseus (Pallas's Rosefinch)1
Martes zibellina (Sable)1

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
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
4del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
5Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 Wildfinder Database
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0