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Australian Faunal Directory
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links


For a JSON view of this data, click here


To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS) (Phaps) elegans
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.


To download an RDF/XML document for the concepts and names click here
A JSON view of this information is here here
A html view of this information is here here

Further details

For more details on occurrence webservices, click here
For more details on names webservices, click here

Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Terrestrial Habitats
Conservation status
WAPriority Four
IUCNLeast Concern

Occurrence records map

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Online resources

Birds in Backyards
Distribution, Habitat, Diet, Reproduction, Images, Occurrence record, Distribution Map, Similar Species
Images, Occurrence record
Internet Bird Collection
Video Page Url, Family Common Name
OZ Animals
Images, Occurrence record
Reference, Images, Occurrence record

Species Lists

Birds of Western Australia
Common name: Brush Bronzewing
Family: Columbidae
Woodvine Nature Reserve Checklist
Western Australia ; Conservation status
vernacular: Brush Bronzewing
status: Near Threatened
sourceStatus: Priority Four
Western Australia ; Conservation status
vernacular: Brush Bronzewing (abrolhos Pop)
status: Near Threatened
sourceStatus: Priority Four
Biological, ecological, conservation and legal information for all species and subspecies of Australian bird
genus: Phaps
specificEpithet: elegans
infraspecificEpithet: NA
scientificName_CandB: Phaps elegans
nameAccordingTo: NA
Family_vernacularName: Pigeons and Doves
family: Columbidae
order: Columbiformes
taxonRank: species
Ultrataxon: 0
UltrataxaPerSpecies: 2
SpeciesPerGenus: 3
GeneraPerFamily: 46
FamiliesPerOrder: 1
SpeciesUniqueness: 19.4
UltrataxonUniqueness: NA
PatchClade: Columbidae
HackettFineClades: Pigeons, Doves
HackettCoarseClades: Pigeons, Doves
PopulationDescription: Endemic (entirely Australian)
establishmentMeans: Endemic (entirely Australian)
CoreTaxa: 1
Non-breedingPopulationsOfCoreTaxa: 0
Extinct: 0
Introduced: 0
Vagrant: 0
Supplementary: 0
EndemicEntirelyInAustralia: 1
EndemicBreedingOnly: 0
Non-breedingOnly: 0
PercentInAustraliaBreeding: 7
PercentInAustraliaNon-breeding: 7
GlobalIUCNStatus_2015: LC
GlobalIUCNCriteria_2015: NA
AustralianStatus_1990: LC
AustralianStatusCriteria_1990: NA
AustralianStatus_2000: LC
AustralianStatusCriteria_2000: NA
AustralianStatus_2010: LC
AustralianStatusCriteria_2010: NA
AustralianStatusJuly_2015: LC
AustralianStatusCriteriaJuly_2015: NA
EPBCStatusJuly_2015: not listed
EPBCYearListed: NA
BonnConvention: not listed
CAMBA: not listed
JAMBA: not listed
ROKAMBA: not listed
Migratory: not listed
EPBCMarine: not listed
ACTStatus_2015: not listed
NSWStatus_2015: not listed
NTStatus_2015: not listed
QLDStatus_2015: LC
SAStatus_2015: not listed
TASStatus_2015: not listed
VICStatus_2015: not listed
WAStatus_2015: not listed
AustralianCapitalTerritory: Core
NewSouthWales: Core
NorthernTerritory: not listed
Queensland: Core
SouthAustralia: Core
Tasmania: Core
Victoria: Core
WesternAustralia: Core
NorfolkIsland: not listed
LordHoweIsland: not listed
HeardIsland: not listed
MacquarieIsland: not listed
ChristmasIsland: not listed
CocosKeelingIsland: not listed
AshmoreAndOtherIndianOceanIslands: not listed
CoralSea: not listed
AustralianFishingZone: 0
AlsoInPapuaNewGuinea: not listed
ConnectivityWithPapuaNewGuinea: NA
AlsoInIndonesia: not listed
ConnectivityWithIndonesia: NA
AlsoInTimor-Leste: not listed
ConnectivityWithTimor-Leste: NA
AlsoInNewZealand: not listed
ConnectivityWithNewZealand: NA
AlsoInNewCaledonia: not listed
ConnectivityWithNewCaledonia: NA
AustralianContinentalIslandOnly: 0
AustralianOceanicIslandOnly: 0
BodyLength: 29
BodyLengthMin: 25
BodyLengthMax: 33
BodyMassAverage: 203.0
BodyMassMin: 140.0
BodyMassMax: 260.0
MaleBodyMassAverage: 211.0
MaleBodyMassMin: 164.0
MaleBodyMassMax: 260.0
FemaleBodyMassAverage: 196.0
FemaleBodyMassMin: 140.0
FemaleBodyMassMax: 234.0
UnsexedBodyMassAverage: NAV
UnsexedBodyMassMin: NAV
UnsexedBodyMassMax: NAV
SourceOfBodyMassData: HANZAB
BrainVolume: 1.65
BrainMass: 1.71
BrainMassResidual: -0.23
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialAridShrubland: 0
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialChenopodShrubland: 0
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialHeath: 1
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialTriodiaHummockGrassland: 0
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialOtherGrassland: 1
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialMallee: 1
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialTropicalSavannaWoodland: 0
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialTemperateDrySclerophyllForestAndWoodland: 1
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialTemperateWetSclerophyllForestAndWoodland: 1
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialRainforest: 0
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialMangroveTrees: 0
FeedingHabitatInlandWatersRiversAndStreams: 0
FeedingHabitatInlandWatersDeepOpenWater: 0
FeedingHabitat_Inland_waters_Shallow_open_water: 0
FeedingHabitatInlandWatersReedsAndTallWetGrassland: 0
FeedingHabitatInlandWatersLowMarshlandAndWetGrassland: 0
FeedingHabitatCoastalSandy: 0
FeedingHabitatCoastalRocky: 0
FeedingHabitatCoastalSoftMud: 0
FeedingHabitatCoastalSaltmarsh: 0
FeedingHabitatCoastalMangroveFloor: 0
FeedingHabitatMarineVeryColdPelagic: 0
FeedingHabitatMarineColdPelagic: 0
138FeedingHabitatMarineTemperatePelagic: 0
FeedingHabitatMarineWarmPelagic: 0
FeedingHabitatMarineColdInshore: 0
FeedingHabitatMarineTemperateInshore: 0
FeedingHabitatMarineWarmInshore: 0
FeedingHabitatOtherNon-AustralianHabitat: 0
FeedingHabitatAgriculturalLandscapes: 1
FeedingHabitatUrbanLandscapes: 0
BreedingHabitatAridShrubland: 0
BreedingHabitatChenopodShrubland: 0
BreedingHabitatHeath: 1
BreedingHabitatTriodiaHummockGrassland: 0
BreedingHabitatOtherGrassland: 0
BreedingHabitatMallee: 1
BreedingHabitatTropicalSavannaWoodland: 0
BreedingHabitatTemperateDrySclerophyllForestAndWoodland: 1
BreedingHabitatTemperateWetSclerophyllForestAndWoodland: 1
BreedingHabitatRainforest: 0
BreedingHabitatMangrove: 0
BreedingHabitatInlandWetland: 0
BreedingHabitatBeachesAndSandCays: 0
BreedingHabitatRockyCoastsAndIslets: 0
BreedingHabitatOtherNon-AustralianHabitats: 0
BreedingHabitatAgriculturalLands: 1
BreedingHabitatUrban: 0
FoodFruit: 0
FoodNectarOrPollen: 0
FoodSeeds: 1
FoodFoliageOrherbs: 0
FoodCormsOrtub: 0
FoodTerrestrial_invertebrates: 0
FoodTerrestrialVertebrates: 0
FoodCarrion: 0
FoodIntertidalInvertebrates: 0
FoodFishOrInvertebratesMarine: 0
FoodfishOrInvertebratesInlandWaters: 0
FeedingAggregationSolitary: 1
FeedingAggregationPairs: 1
FeedingAggregationFlocks: 0
MeanFlightInitiationDistance: NAV
ClutchSizeAverage: 2.0
ClutchSizeMin: 1
ClutchSizeMax: 2
EggLength: 32.9
EggDiameter: 24.6
NestLocationGroundLevel: 0
NestLocationSupported: 1
NestLocationHanging: 0
NestLocationBurrow: 0
NestLocationHollow: 0
NestLocationFloating: 0
NestAggregationSolitary: 1
NestAggregationColonial: 0
NestAggregationParasitic: 0
BreedingSystemCooperative: 0
NationalMovementLocalDispersal: 1
NationalMovementPartialMigrant: 0
NationalMovementTotalMigrant: 0
NationalMovementNomadicOropportunistic: 0
NationalMovementIrruptive: 0
NatureOfInternationalMovements: none
MixingBeyondAustralia: 0
LevelOfInternationalGeneticExchange: nil
LevelOfInternationalGeneticExchangeReliability: certain
MaximumTimeElapsedToRecapture: 680
MaximumDistanceOfRecapture: 3
NumberOfBandedBirdsRecovered: 23
ClimateSpecialisation: 1.192
SpecialisationIndex: 1.33
SensitivityIndex: 1.24
AreaOfSuitableClimateInsideRange: 515
AreaOfSuitableClimateOutsideRange: 174
PercentOfSuitableClimateCurrentlyInsideRange: 75
PercentOfSuitableClimateRemainingInsideRange: 53
InsideRange_10thPercentile: 32
InsideRange_90thPercentile: 72
PercentOfSuitableClimateRemainingOutsideRange: 14
OutsideRange_10thPercentile: 9
OutsideRange_90thPercentile: 20
ClimateModelFactorAnnualMeanTemperature: 11
ClimateModelFactorTemperatureSeasonality: 19
ClimateModelFactorMaxTemperatureOfWarmestMonth: 65
ClimateModelFactorMinTemperatureOfColdestMonth: 3
ClimateModelFactorAnnualPrecipitation: 0
ClimateModelFactorPrecipitationSeasonality: 0
ClimateModelFactorPrecipitationOfWettestQuarter: 1
ClimateModelFactorPrecipitationOfDriestQuarter: 1
MeanMarineProductivityAroundBreedingColonies: NA
MaximumMarineProductivityAroundBreedingColonies: NA
ChangeInMarineProductivityAroundBreedingColonies: NA
ChangeInMaximumMarineProductivityAroundBreedingColonies: NA
BirdLifeAustraliaSpeciesNumber: 35
BirdLifeAustraliaTaxonID: 35
Queensland : Conservation Status
taxonId: 1781
Kingdom: animals
Class: birds
Family: Columbidae
scientificNameAuthorship: (Temminck,1810)
status: Least concern wildlife
sourceStatus: Least concern wildlife
QLD_NCA_status: C
QLD_NCA_status_description: Least concern wildlife
Endemicity: QA
Endemicity_description: Australian endemic
Western Australia : Conservation Status / Sensitive Species Lists
Rank: P4
category: P4

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Phaps (Phaps) elegans

Common Names

Common name Source
Brush Bronzewing
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Brush Bronzewing (abrolhos Pop)
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Working classification

Phaps (Phaps)
Phaps (Phaps) elegans  Recorded in Australia
Phaps (Phaps) elegans elegans  Recorded in Australia
Phaps (Phaps) elegans occidentalis  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA