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Parus thruppi (Acacia Tit)

Wikipedia Abstract

The acacia tit (Parus thruppi), also known as the Somali tit and northern grey tit, is a species of bird in the family Paridae. It is native to Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda. It can be found in dry acacia habitat.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
8
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
26
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.28221
EDGE Score: 2.11411

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  12 grams

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Ethiopian xeric grasslands and shrublands Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Northern Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya 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

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Borana Controlled Hunting Area 11210183 Oromīya, Ethiopia      
Mount Kulal Biosphere Reserve 1729738 Kenya  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Amboseli National Park Kenya A3
Arero forest Ethiopia A1, A2, A3
Boorama plains Somalia A1, A2, A3
Daalo Somalia A1, A2, A3  
Dawa: Wachile Ethiopia A1, A2, A3
Dida Galgalu desert Kenya A1, A2, A3
Gacan Libaax Somalia A1, A2, A3
Lake Baringo Kenya A3
Lake Bogoria National Reserve Kenya A1, A4i, A4iii
Meru National Park Kenya A1, A2, A3
Mkomazi Game Reserve Tanzania A1, A3
Mount Moroto Forest Reserve Uganda A1, A2, A3
Nyumba ya Mungu reservoir Tanzania A1, A3, A4i
Samburu and Buffalo Springs National Reserves Kenya A3
Shaba National Reserve Kenya A1, A2, A3
Sof Omar Ethiopia A1, A3
Tsavo East National Park Kenya A1, A3
Tsavo West National Park Kenya A1, A3
Yabello Sanctuary Ethiopia A1, A2, A3

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Horn of Africa Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Oman, Somalia, Yemen No

Range Map

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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
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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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access