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Aulacorhynchus prasinus (Emerald Toucanet)

Language: Spanish

Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
9
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
27
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.61217
EDGE Score: 2.15318

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  175 grams
Clutch Size [2]  2

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Bolivian Yungas Bolivia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cauca Valley montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central American montane forests Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central American pine-oak forests Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Central Andean puna Argentina, Bolivia, Peru Neotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Chiapas montane forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Chimalapas montane forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cordillera Oriental montane forests Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Dry Chaco Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Cordillera real montane forests Ecuador, Colombia, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Panamanian montane forests Colombia, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Magdalena Valley montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northwestern Andean montane forests Colombia, Ecuador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Oaxacan montane forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peruvian Yungas Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Petén-Veracruz moist forests Mexico, Guatemala, Belize Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Santa Marta montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sierra de los Tuxtlas Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Sierra Madre de Chiapas moist forest Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sierra Madre de Oaxaca pine-oak forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sierra Madre del Sur pine-oak forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Southern Andean Yungas Bolivia, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Talamancan montane forests Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Venezuelan Andes montane forests Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Veracruz montane forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bahuaja-Sonene National Park II 2716956 Madre de Dios (Puerto Maldonado), Peru  
Celaque National Park II 66197 Honduras  
Cerro Cacahuatique Wildlife Refuge Area de Protecciòn y Recuperaciòn Natural 594 El Salvador  
Cerro Verde National Park   El Salvador      
Chiquibul Forest Reserve VI 148670 Belize  
Cinturon Andino Cluster Biosphere Reserve 433176 Colombia  
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary IV 122962 Belize
Columbia River Forest Reserve VI 149053 Belize  
Cordillera Volcanica Central Forest Reserve VI 150571 Costa Rica  
El Imposible National Park II 13459 El Salvador  
La Amistad International Park National Park II 541617 Panama, Costa Rica  
La Selva Biological Station Protective Zone VI 6052 Costa Rica
La Tigra National Park II 21813 Honduras
Las Palmas Cloud Forest Reserve   Ecuador      
Madidi National Park II 3194501 Bolivia  
Manú National Park II 4213523 Cusco, Peru  
Maya Multiple Use Area 1156412 Guatemala  
Megantoni National Sanctuary 536005 Cusco, Peru  
Montecristo National Park IV 9237 El Salvador  
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve   Costa Rica  
Otishi National Park 760925 Peru  
Parque Nacional Guaramacal National Park II 62675 Venezuela  
Parque Nacional Yacambu National Park II 43025 Venezuela  
Podocarpus National Park II 364096 Ecuador  
Proyecto Ecologico Quetzal   Guatemala    
Rara Avis Rainforest Reserve 3163 Costa Rica
Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve VI 955579 Queretaro, Mexico  
Reserva Natural Tambito   Colombia      
Sierra de Agalta National Park II 128902 Honduras  
Sierra del Divisor Reserve Zone 3652986 Peru      
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (incl. Tayrona NP) National Park II 1031303 Colombia  
Tikal National Park II 142943 Guatemala

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands Mexico, United States No
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

Prey / Diet

Acnistus arborescens (hollowheart)[3]
Ardisia compressa[3]
Beilschmiedia pendula (slugwood)[3]
Buddleja cordata[4]
Cecropia obtusifolia (guarumo)[3]
Cestrum megalophyllum[3]
Cestrum racemosum[3]
Clusia alata[3]
Colubrina celtidifolia[3]
Cupania glabra (florida cupania)[3]
Damburneya cufodontisii[4]
Damburneya salicina[3]
Dendropanax arboreus (angelica tree)[3]
Ficus aurea (Florida strangler fig)[5]
Ficus pertusa[5]
Ficus sarawakensis[5]
Freziera candicans[4]
Guettarda crispiflora subsp. poasana[3]
Hampea appendiculata[3]
Hasseltia floribunda[3]
Malvaviscus arboreus (Malvaviscus arboreus)[3]
Mappia racemosa (palo de cana)[3]
Marcgravia brownei[3]
Matayba oppositifolia (cobywood)[3]
Morella pubescens[4]
Ocotea austinii[4]
Ocotea insularis[4]
Ocotea pseudopalmana[4]
Oreopanax oerstedianus[3]
Prunus annularis[3]
Psychotria elata[3]
Sapium pachystachys[4]
Solanum cordovense[3]
Solanum nudum (Tomatillo)[3]
Solanum umbellatum (ukuch)[3]
Trema micrantha (Jamaican nettletree)[3]
Urera elata[3]
Zanthoxylum fagara subsp. fagara (Yellow sander)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alouatta palliata (mantled howler monkey)2
Alouatta pigra (Mexican black howler monkey)2
Artibeus jamaicensis (Jamaican fruit-eating bat)4
Artibeus lituratus (great fruit-eating bat)3
Catharus ustulatus (Swainson's Thrush)5
Chamaepetes unicolor (Black Guan)4
Chiroxiphia linearis (Long-tailed Manakin)11
Chlorophanes spiza (Green Honeycreeper)2
Chlorophonia callophrys (Golden-browed Chlorophonia)6
Choloepus hoffmanni (Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth)2
Cyanerpes cyaneus (Red-legged Honeycreeper)2
Dermanura tolteca (Toltec fruit-eating bat)2
Elaenia frantzii (Mountain Elaenia)8
Euphonia hirundinacea (Yellow-throated Euphonia)4
Euphonia luteicapilla (Yellow-crowned Euphonia)2
Hylocichla mustelina (Wood Thrush)3
Icterus galbula (Northern Oriole)2
Megarynchus pitangua (Boat-billed Flycatcher)3
Melanerpes aurifrons (Golden-fronted Woodpecker)3
Melozone leucotis (White-eared Ground-Sparrow)2
Mionectes oleagineus (Ochre-bellied Flycatcher)2
Momotus momota (Blue-crowned Motmot)2
Myadestes melanops (Black-faced Solitaire)8
Myiozetetes similis (Social Flycatcher)4
Oreophasis derbianus (Horned Guan)2
Patagioenas fasciata (Band-tailed Pigeon)4
Pharomachrus mocinno (Resplendent Quetzal)9
Piculus rubiginosus (Golden-olive Woodpecker)2
Procnias tricarunculatus (Three-wattled Bellbird)6
Psilorhinus morio (Brown Jay)4
Ramphastos sulfuratus (Keel-billed Toucan)5
Saguinus oedipus (cotton-top tamarin)3
Saimiri sciureus (South American squirrel monkey)2
Semnornis frantzii (Prong-billed Barbet)5
Tangara mexicana (Turquoise Tanager)2
Thraupis episcopus (Blue-grey Tanager)4
Tityra semifasciata (Masked Tityra)6
Trogon aurantiiventris (Orange-bellied Trogon)2
Trogon collaris (Collared Trogon)3
Turdus assimilis (White-throated Thrush)3
Turdus grayi (Clay-colored Thrush)3
Turdus plebejus (Mountain Thrush)18

Predators

Micrastur ruficollis (Barred Forest-Falcon)[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Africam Safari (Africam, S. A.)
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Dallas World Aquarium
Guadalajara Zoo
Houston Zoo, Inc.prasinus
Parque Zoologico Huachipa
Staten Island Zoo
Tracy Aviary

Range Map

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605 2Jetz 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 3Tropical Fruit-Eating Birds and Their Food Plants: A Survey of a Costa Rican Lower Montane Forest, Nathaniel T. Wheelwright, William A. Haber, K. Greg Murray, Carlos Guindon, Biotropica Vol. 16, No. 3 (Sep., 1984), pp. 173-192 4Frugivorous Birds, Habitat Preference and Seed Dispersal in a Fragmented Costa Rican Montane Oak Forest Landscape, J.J.A.M. Wilms and M. Kappelle, Ecological Studies Vol 185, pp. 309-324 5"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572 6THE FOOD HABITS OF SYMPATRIC FOREST-FALCONS DURING THE BREEDING SEASON IN NORTHEASTERN GUATEMALA, RUSSELL THORSTROM, J Raptor Res. 34(3):196-202 (2000)
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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