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Amaurospiza carrizalensis (Carrizal Seedeater)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Carrizal seedeater (Amaurospiza carrizalensis) is a recently discovered species of seedeater. These are birds in the family Cardinalidae, long placed with the American sparrows in the Emberizidae.This bird lives on Isla Carrizal in the Caroni River, in northern Venezuela.It is 12 cm long. The males are gray with blue flecks, and the females are yellow.The species has been described based on three specimens found in 2001; its only known habitat – stands of spiny guadua and ripidocladus spp.
View Wikipedia Record: Amaurospiza carrizalensis

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Amaurospiza carrizalensis

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
6
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
69
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.54394
EDGE Score: 4.65113

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Caruachi Venezuela A1

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Caruachi Venezuela

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Citations

AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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