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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. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland and heavily degraded former forest.
View Wikipedia Record: Lophospingus griseocristatus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
4
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
19
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.34604
EDGE Score: 1.67636

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  17.9 grams

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
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 Map Climate Land Use
Carrasco National Park 1715702 Cochabamba, Bolivia  
Reserva de la Biosfera de Pozuelos Biosphere Reserve 988422 Argentina  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Map   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 Map
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela Yes

Range Map

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Citations

Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-10-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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 gis.wwfus.org/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 Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Important Bird Areas provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Range map provided by Ridgely, R. S., T. F. Allnutt, T. Brooks, D. K. McNicol, D. W. Mehlman, B. E. Young, and J. R. Zook. 2007. Digital Distribution Maps of the Birds of the Western Hemisphere, version 3.0. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
Data provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Robert Ridgely, James Zook, The Nature Conservancy - Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International - CABS, World Wildlife Fund - US, and Environment Canada - WILDSPACE.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access