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Lophospingus griseocristatus (Grey-crested Finch)

Wikipedia Abstract

The grey-crested finch (Lophospingus griseocristatus) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is found in Argentina and Bolivia where its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland and heavily degraded former forest.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.34604
EDGE Score: 1.67636


Adult Weight [1]  17.9 grams


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Bolivian montane dry forests Bolivia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Bolivian Yungas Bolivia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central Andean puna Argentina, Bolivia, Peru Neotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Southern Andean Yungas Bolivia, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Carrasco National Park 1715702 Cochabamba, Bolivia  
Reserva de la Biosfera de Pozuelos Biosphere Reserve 988422 Argentina  

Important Bird Areas

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Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Cuencas de Ríos Caine y Mizque Bolivia A1, A2, A3
Reserva Biológica Cordillera de Sama Bolivia A1, A2, A3
Reserva Nacional de Flora y Fauna Tariquía Bolivia A1, A2, A3
Serranía de Aguarague Bolivia A1, A2, A3
Vertiente Sur del Parque Nacional Tunari Bolivia A1, A2, A3

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela Yes

Range Map



Attributes / relations provided by 1Schmitt, CG, DC Schmitt, & JV Remsen, Jr. 1997. Birds of the Tambo area, an arid valley in the Bolivian Andes. Ornithol. Monogr. 48: 701–716
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805 Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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