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Alaemon hamertoni (Lesser Hoopoe-Lark)

Wikipedia Abstract

The lesser hoopoe-lark (Alaemon hamertoni) is a species of lark in the Alaudidae family. It is endemic to Somalia where its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
14
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
33
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 11.5463
EDGE Score: 2.52942

Attributes

Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Diet - Invertibrates [1]  100 %
Forages - Ground [1]  100 %
Clutch Size [2]  2

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Hobyo grasslands and shrublands Somalia Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Somali Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Somali montane xeric woodlands Somalia Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands

Important Bird Areas

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Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Ceel Hammure Somalia A1, A3
Daalo Somalia A1, A2, A3  
Lascaanod: Taleex: Ceel Chebet Somalia A1, A3
Raas Xaafuun: Raas Gumbax Somalia A1, A2, A3

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Horn of Africa Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Oman, Somalia, Yemen Yes

Range Map

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Citations

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
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
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