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Phylloscopus budongoensis (Uganda Woodland Warbler)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Uganda woodland warbler (Phylloscopus budongoensis) is a species of Old World warbler in the Phylloscopidae family.It is found in Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Kenya, and Uganda.Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
View Wikipedia Record: Phylloscopus budongoensis

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.1647
EDGE Score: 1.81884


Adult Weight [1]  8 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  100 %
Forages - Canopy [2]  40 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  60 %
Clutch Size [3]  3


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Albertine Rift montane forests Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi,Tanzania Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northeastern Congolian lowland forests Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Republic of the Congo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Central African Republic, Cameroon Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Northwestern Congolian lowland forests Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Democratic Republic of the Congo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Victoria Basin forest-savanna mosaic Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Kakamega Forest Reseve Forest Reserve 44820 Kenya
Mount Elgon National Park II 276135 Uganda
Parc National d'Odzala National Park II 3423581 Congo  
Queen Elizabeth National Park II 522052 Uganda

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Boumba: Bek Cameroon A3
Budongo Forest Reserve Uganda A1, A3
Campo Ma'an complex Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Itombwe Mountains Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A2, A3
Kahuzi-Biega National Park Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A2, A3
Kakamega forest Kenya A1, A2, A3
Kibale National Park Uganda A1, A2, A3
Lobéké National Park Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Monte Alen National Park Equatorial Guinea A1, A2, A3
Mount Elgon National Park Uganda A2, A3
Nki Cameroon A1, A2, A3
North Nandi forest Kenya A1, A2, A3
Odzala National Park complex Congo A3
Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake George Uganda A1, A3, A4i
South Nandi forest Kenya A1, A3

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Eastern Afromontane Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe No

Prey / Diet

Antiaris toxicaria[4]
Ficus sur (Cape fig)[4]
Morus mesozygia (black mulberry)[4]
Solanum mauritianum (earleaf nightshade)[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Arizelocichla masukuensis (Shelley's Greenbul)1
Arizelocichla milanjensis (Stripe-cheeked Greenbul)1
Buccanodon duchaillui (Yellow-spotted Barbet)1
Bycanistes brevis (Silvery-cheeked Hornbill)1
Bycanistes bucinator (Trumpeter Hornbill)1
Bycanistes subcylindricus (Grey-cheeked Hornbill)3
Cercopithecus ascanius (black-cheeked white-nosed monkey)3
Cercopithecus mitis (blue monkey)3
Cercopithecus pogonias (crowned guenon)1
Chlorocichla laetissima (Joyful Greenbul)2
Colius striatus (Speckled Mousebird)1
Colobus guereza (Guereza)3
Crithagra mozambica (Yellow-fronted Canary)1
Elminia longicauda (African Blue Flycatcher)1
Eurillas curvirostris (Plain Greenbul)3
Eurillas latirostris (Yellow-whiskered Greenbul)2
Gorilla gorilla (gorilla)1
Heliosciurus rufobrachium (red-legged sun squirrel)2
Lybius torquatus (Black-collared Barbet)1
Micropteropus pusillus (Peters's dwarf epauletted fruit bat)1
Oriolus brachyrynchus (Western Oriole)1
Pan troglodytes (chimpanzee)1
Parus funereus (Dusky Tit)1
Philantomba monticola (blue duiker)1
Phyllastrephus cabanisi (Cabanis's Greenbul)1
Phylloscopus sibillatrix (Wood Warbler)1
Phylloscopus trochilus (Willow Warbler)3
Platysteira castanea (Chestnut wattle-eye)1
Ploceus bicolor (Dark-backed Weaver)2
Ploceus nigricollis (Black-necked Weaver)1
Pogoniulus bilineatus (Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird)1
Potamochoerus porcus (red river hog)1
Pycnonotus barbatus (Common Bulbul)3
Rousettus aegyptiacus (Egyptian rousette)1
Sylvia atricapilla (Eurasian Blackcap)4
Tockus alboterminatus (Crowned Hornbill)1
Treron calvus (African Green Pigeon)1
Turtur tympanistria (Tambourine Dove)1
Zosterops senegalensis (African Yellow White-eye)3

Range Map



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
2Hamish 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
3Jetz 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
4Specialization and interaction strength in a tropical plant-frugivore network differ among forest strata, Matthias Schleuning, Nico Blüthgen, Martina Flörchinger, Julius Braun, H. Martin Schaefer, and Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Ecology, in press.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by 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.
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
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