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Lybius rubrifacies (Red-faced Barbet)

Wikipedia Abstract

The red-faced barbet (Lybius rubrifacies) is a species of bird in the African barbet family Lybiidae.It is found in Burundi, Rwanda, Northwest Tanzania, and Southwest Uganda.Its natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, and arable land.It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Lybius rubrifacies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.22656
EDGE Score: 2.52197


Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [1]  60 %
Diet - Invertibrates [1]  40 %
Forages - Canopy [1]  20 %
Forages - Mid-High [1]  50 %
Forages - Understory [1]  30 %


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Central Zambezian Miombo woodlands Tanzania, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Zambia, Malawi Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Victoria Basin forest-savanna mosaic Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands

Important Bird Areas

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Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Akagera National Park Rwanda A1, A2, A3
Burigi: Biharamulo Game Reserves Tanzania A1, A2, A3
Kagera swamps Tanzania A1, A3
Lake Mburo National Park Uganda A1, A2, A3
Ruvubu National Park Burundi A1, A2, A3
Rwihinda Lake Managed Nature Reserve Burundi A1, A3

Range Map



Attributes / relations provided by
1Hamish 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
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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