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Corythaixoides leucogaster (White-bellied Go-away-bird; White-bellied Go-away Bird)

Wikipedia Abstract

The white-bellied go-away-bird (Corythaixoides leucogaster) is a widespread bird of Africa in the turaco family.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
41
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
49
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 30.7341
EDGE Score: 3.45739

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  221 grams
Birth Weight [1]  21 grams
Clutch Size [2]  2

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Central Zambezian Miombo woodlands Tanzania, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Zambia, Malawi Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
East African halophytics Tanzania Afrotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
East African mangroves Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia Afrotropic Mangroves
East African montane forests Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Arc forests Tanzania, Kenya Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Ethiopian montane grasslands and woodlands Ethiopia, Eritrea Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Ethiopian montane moorlands Ethiopia Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Ethiopian xeric grasslands and shrublands Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Itigi-Sumbu thicket Tanzania, Zambia Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Masai xeric grasslands and shrublands Kenya Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Northern Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Northern Zanzibar-Inhambane coastal forest mosaic Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Serengeti volcanic grasslands Tanzania Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Somali Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Southern Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets Tanzania, Kenya Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Southern Rift montane forest-grassland mosaic Malawi, Tanzania Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Amboseli National Park National Reserve II 99624 Kenya
Kora National Park II 409762 Kenya
Lake Nakuru National Park II 46472 Kenya  
Mount Kulal Biosphere Reserve 1729738 Kenya  
Nairobi National Park II 16444 Kenya
Nechisar National Park II 256137 Ethiopia  
Serengeti-Ngorongoro Biosphere Reserve 5696026 Tanzania  
Tsavo East National Park II 3232255 Kenya

Important Bird Areas

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Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Aangole: Farbiito Somalia A1, A2, A3
Abijatta: Shalla Lakes National Park Ethiopia A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Amboseli National Park Kenya A3
Arbowerow Somalia A3, A4iii
Arero forest Ethiopia A1, A2, A3
Awash National Park Ethiopia A1, A2, A3
Babille Elephant Sanctuary Ethiopia A3
Balcad Nature Reserve Somalia A2, A3
Bandingilo Sudan A3
Boja swamps Somalia A3
Buulobarde Somalia A1, A2, A3
Chyulu Hills forests Kenya A1, A2
Daalo Somalia A1, A2, A3  
Dawa: Wachile Ethiopia A1, A2, A3
Far Waamo Somalia A1, A2, A3, A4i, A4iii
Gacan Libaax Somalia A1, A2, A3
Genale river Ethiopia A1, A2, A3
Imatong mountains Sudan A1, A3
Jasiira lagoon and Muqdisho islets Somalia A1, A2, A3, A4i
Jowhar: Warshiikh Somalia A1, A2, A3
Juba Sudan A3
Katavi National Park Tanzania A1, A3, A4i
Kidepo Sudan A3
Kidepo Valley National Park Uganda A1, A2, A3
Konso: Segen Ethiopia A1, A3
Laag Badaana Somalia A1, A3
Laag Dheere Somalia A3
Lake Baringo Kenya A3
Lake Bogoria National Reserve Kenya A1, A4i, A4iii
Lake Chew Bahir Ethiopia A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Lake Magadi Kenya A1, A4i, A4iii
Lake Manyara National Park Tanzania A1, A2, A3, A4i, A4iii
Lake Natron and Engaruka basin Tanzania A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Lake Turkana Kenya A4i, A4iii
Lascaanod: Taleex: Ceel Chebet Somalia A1, A3
Longido Game Controlled Area Tanzania A1, A3, A4i
Lower Wabi Shebelle river and Warder Ethiopia A1, A2, A3
Machakos valleys Kenya A1, A2
Mago National Park Ethiopia A3
Mankubsa: Welenso forest Ethiopia A1, A2, A3
Masinga reservoir Kenya A4i, A4iii
Meru National Park Kenya A1, A2, A3
Mkomazi Game Reserve Tanzania A1, A3
Mount Moroto Forest Reserve Uganda A1, A2, A3
Mwea National Reserve Kenya A1, A2
Nairobi National Park Kenya A1, A2, A4ii
Nechisar National Park Ethiopia A1, A2, A3
Nyumba ya Mungu reservoir Tanzania A1, A3, A4i
Ol Donyo Sabache Kenya A1
Omo National Park Ethiopia A3
Ruaha National Park Tanzania A3, A4i
Samburu and Buffalo Springs National Reserves Kenya A3
Saylac Somalia A3
Serengeti National Park Tanzania A1, A2, A3, A4i, A4iii
Shaba National Reserve Kenya A1, A2, A3
Tana River Delta Kenya A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Tarangire National Park Tanzania A1, A2, A3, A4i
Tsavo East National Park Kenya A1, A3
Tsavo West National Park Kenya A1, A3
Usangu flats Tanzania A1, A3, A4i
War Harqaan: isha Dolondole Somalia A3
Xawaadley reservoir Somalia A3, A4i, A4iii
Yabello Sanctuary Ethiopia A1, A2, A3
Yangudi-Rassa National Park Ethiopia A1, A3

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Coastal Forests of Eastern Africa Kenya, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania No
Eastern Afromontane Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe No
Horn of Africa Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Oman, Somalia, Yemen No

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Al-Wabra Wildlife Preservation
Blank Park Zoo of Des Moines
Houston Zoo, Inc.
National Aviary in Pittsburgh
North of England Zoological Society
Parque De Animales Silvestres Temaikèn
San Diego Wild Animal Park
San Diego Zoo
Sedgwick County Zoo
Tautphaus Park Zoo
The National Trust
Tiergarten Heidelberg
Ueno Zoological Gardens
Zoological Garden Prague

Range Map

Africa; Tsavo National Park;

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
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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