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Ceratogymna atrata (Black-casqued Wattled Hornbill; Black-casqued Hornbill)

Wikipedia Abstract

The black-casqued hornbill or black-casqued wattled hornbill (Ceratogymna atrata) is a species of hornbill in the Bucerotidae family.It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Togo, and Uganda.
View Wikipedia Record: Ceratogymna atrata

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
16
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
35
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 12.3784
EDGE Score: 2.59364

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  2.65 lbs (1.20 kg)
Birth Weight [2]  44.7 grams
Clutch Size [3]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  19 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Atlantic Equatorial coastal forests Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cameroonian Highlands forests Cameroon, Nigeria Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central Congolian lowland forests Democratic Republic of the Congo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cross-Niger transition forests Nigeria Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cross-Sanaga-Bioko coastal forests Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Congolian swamp forests Democratic Republic of the Congo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Guinean forests Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Togo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mount Cameroon and Bioko montane forests Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Niger Delta swamp forests Nigeria Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Nigerian lowland forests Nigeria, Benin Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northeastern Congolian lowland forests Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Republic of the Congo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Central African Republic, Cameroon Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Northwestern Congolian lowland forests Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Democratic Republic of the Congo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Western Congolian forest-savanna mosaic Gabon, Congo, Democratic Rep of the Congo, Angola Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Western Guinean lowland forests Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Kahuzi-Biéga National Park II 1647768 Democratic Republic of the Congo  
Kambui Hills Forest Reserve 34852 Sierra Leone  
Kenting National Park II 78882 Taiwan
Korup National Park II 322100 Cameroon
Loma Mountains Non-hunting Forest Reserve No or Non - Hunting Forest Reserve II 66602 Sierra Leone  
Marahoue National Park II 293884 Côte d'Ivoire  
Mont Nimba Strict Nature Reserve Ia 11675 Côte d'Ivoire  
Mont Peko National Park II 77790 Côte d'Ivoire  
Nouabalï-Ndoki National Park II 1013529 Congo  
Omo Strict Natural Reserve Forest Reserve 328086 Nigeria  
Parc National d'Odzala National Park II 3423581 Congo  
Parc National de la Lopé National Park 1227419 Gabon  
Parc National de Tai National Park II 1085310 Côte d'Ivoire  
Reserve de Moukalaba-Dougoua (Gamba Complex) Faunal Reserve IV 266550 Gabon  
Reserve des Monts Doudou (Gamba Complex) Wildlife Management Area 656901 Gabon  
Sapo National Park II 239074 Liberia  
Takamanda National Park II 167041 Cameroon  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Akanda Gabon A1, A2, A3, A4i, A4iii
Ankasa Resource Reserve: Nini-Sushien National Park Ghana A1, A2, A3
Bakossi mountains Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Bamingui-Bangoran National Park complex Central African Republic A3
Bangui Central African Republic A3
Banyang Mbo Wildlife Sanctuary Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Bengangai Sudan A1, A3
Bia National Park and Resource Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Bossematie Forest Reserve Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Boumba: Bek Cameroon A3
Camabatela Angola A1, A2, A3
Campo Ma'an complex Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Cape Three Points Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Cestos: Senkwen Liberia A1, A2, A3
Conkouati National Park Congo A1, A3, A4ii
Cross River National Park: Oban Division Nigeria A1, A2, A3
Diécké Guinea A1, A2, A3
Dimonika Biosphere Reserve Congo A1, A3
Dja Faunal Reserve Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Draw River Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Dzanga-Ndoki National Park Central African Republic A1, A2, A3
Ebi River Shelterbelt Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Gamba Protected Areas Complex Gabon A1, A2, A3, A4i
Gola Forest Reserve Sierra Leone A1, A2, A3
Grebo Liberia A1, A2, A3
Gueoule and Glo Mountain Forest Reserves Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Ipassa Strict Nature Reserve Gabon A1, A2, A3
Itombwe Mountains Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A2, A3
Jema-Asemkrom Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Kahuzi-Biega National Park Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A2, A3
Kakum National Park: Assin Attandaso Resource Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Kambui Hills Forest Reserve Sierra Leone A1, A2, A3
Kangari Hills Non-hunting Forest Reserve Sierra Leone A1, A2, A3
Korup National Park Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Lake Te'le' Community Reserve Congo  
Lobéké National Park Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Lofa-Gola-Mano Complex Liberia A1, A2, A3
Loma Mountains Non-hunting Forest Reserve Sierra Leone A1, A2, A3
Lomako: Yekokora Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A3
Lopé Faunal Reserve Gabon A1, A2, A3
Lower Kouilou basin Congo A1, A2, A3
Luachimo River (Chitato) Angola A1, A3
Luki Forest Reserve Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A3
Mabi Forest reserve Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Maiko National Park Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A3
Maiombe Angola A1, A2, A3
Mamiri Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Manovo: Gounda: St Floris National Park complex Central African Republic A3
Marahoue National Park Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Massif du Ziama Guinea A1, A2, A3
Mbam Djerem National Park Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Mbam Minkom: Kala Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Minkébé Forest Reserve Gabon A1, A2, A3
Misahöhe Forest Reserve Togo A1, A3
Mont Nlonako Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Monte Alen National Park Equatorial Guinea A1, A2, A3
Mopri Forest Reserve Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Mount Cameroon and Mokoko-Onge Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Mount Hoyo Reserve Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A2, A3
Mount Kupe Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Mount Rata and Rumpi Hills Forest Reserve Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Ngiri Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A3, A4i, A4ii
Ngotto Central African Republic A3
Nimba mountains Liberia A1, A2, A3
Nki Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park complex Congo A3
Nsork Highlands National Park Equatorial Guinea A1, A2, A3
Ntokou Pikounda Reserve Congo  
Odzala National Park complex Congo A3
Ogooué delta and Mandji island Gabon A1, A2, A3, A4i  
Okapi Faunal Reserve Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A2, A3
Okomu National Park Nigeria A1, A3
Omo Forest Reserve Nigeria A1, A3
Outamba-Kilimi National Park Sierra Leone A1, A3
Peko Mountain National Park Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Pra-Sushien Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Salonga National Park Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A3
Sangbe Mountain National Park Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Sapo National Park Liberia A1, A2, A3
Semliki National Park Uganda A1, A2, A3
Subri River Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Tai National Park and Nzo Faunal Reserve Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Tano-Nimiri Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Upper Orashi forests Nigeria A3
Virunga National Park Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A2, A3
Yabassi Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Yapo and Mambo Forest Reserves Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Yoyo River Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Zwedru Liberia A1, A2, A3

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Eastern Afromontane Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe No
Guinean Forests of West Africa Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Togo No

Prey / Diet

Annickia affinis[4]
Anopyxis klaineana[5]
Blighia welwitschii[5]
Canarium schweinfurthii (Schweinfurth's olive)[5]
Celtis mildbraedii (Natal White Stinkwood)[5]
Cleistopholis glauca[4]
Cleistopholis patens[4]
Coelocaryon preussii[5]
Dacryodes edulis (eben tree)[5]
Discoglypremna caloneura[5]
Duguetia staudtii[5]
Elaeis guineensis (African oil palm)[5]
Eremospatha macrocarpa (rattan palm)[5]
Eribroma oblongum[5]
Eriocoelum macrocarpum[5]
Ficus sansibarica (Knobbly fig)[6]
Greenwayodendron suaveolens[4]
Heisteria zimmereri[5]
Laccosperma secundiflorum[5]
Lannea welwitschii[5]
Leplaea cedrata (Light Bossé)[5]
Leplaea thompsonii (Black Guarea)[5]
Maesopsis eminii (umbrella-tree)[5]
Margaritaria discoidea (Pheasant-berry)[5]
Musanga cecropioides (Musanga cecropioides)[5]
Petersianthus macrocarpus[5]
Pycnanthus angolensis subsp. angolensis[5]
Raphia monbuttorum[5]
Rauwolfia macrophylla[5]
Staudtia kamerunensis[5]
Strombosia pustulata[5]
Strombosia scheffleri[5]
Trichilia monadelpha[5]
Uapaca mole[5]
Xylopia hypolampra[5]
Xylopia rubescens[5]
Xylopia staudtii[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Bycanistes brevis (Silvery-cheeked Hornbill)1
Bycanistes bucinator (Trumpeter Hornbill)1
Bycanistes cylindricus (Brown-cheeked Hornbill)30
Bycanistes fistulator (Piping Hornbill)19
Cercopithecus ascanius (black-cheeked white-nosed monkey)1
Cercopithecus mitis (blue monkey)1
Colobus polykomos (king colobus)2
Corythaeola cristata (Great Blue Turaco)1
Epomops franqueti (Franquet's epauletted bat)1
Gorilla gorilla (gorilla)1
Lophocebus albigena (gray-cheeked mangabey)5
Loxodonta africana (African Bush Elephant)1
Mandrillus leucophaeus (drill)1
Mandrillus sphinx (mandrill)3
Otolemur crassicaudatus (greater galago)2
Pan troglodytes (chimpanzee)4
Philantomba maxwellii (Maxwell's duiker)2
Rousettus aegyptiacus (Egyptian rousette)1
Tauraco schalowi (Schalow's Turaco)1
Tockus alboterminatus (Crowned Hornbill)1
Tragelaphus eurycerus (bongo)1
Tragelaphus scriptus (bushbuck)1
Treron calvus (African Green Pigeon)1

Providers

Shelter 
Baillonella toxisperma (djave)[4]
Petersianthus macrocarpus[4]
Terminalia superba (superb terminalia)[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
HeverJardin d'Oiseaux Tropicaux
Johannesburg Zoological Gardens
Oasys Parque del Desierto de Tabernas
Parque Ornitologico de Lourosa
Patronato del Parque Zoologico de Leon
San Diego Wild Animal Park
Stichting Nederlands Opvang Papegaaien
Umgeni River Bird Park
Zoo Boise
Zoo Santo Inácio Vila Nova de Gaia
Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna

Range Map

Africa; Takamanda Forest Reserve;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 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 3Jetz 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 4Breeding and nest site characteristics of the Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata and White-thighed Hornbill Ceratogymna cylindricus in south-central Cameroon, Donald J Stauffer and Thomas B Smith, Ostrich 2004, 75(3): 79–88 5Seed dispersal by Ceratogymna hornbills in the Dja Reserve, Cameroon, KENNETH D. WHITNEY, MARK K. FOGIEL, AARON M. LAMPERTI, KIMBERLY M. HOLBROOK, DONALD J. STAUFFER, BRITTA DENISE HARDESTY, V. THOMAS PARKER and THOMAS B. SMITH, Journal of Tropical Ecology (1998) 14:351–371 6"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
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