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Trachylaemus purpuratus (yellow-billed barbet)

Synonyms: Trachyphonus purpuratus

Wikipedia Abstract

The yellow-billed barbet (Trachyphonus purpuratus) is a species of bird in the Lybiidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Togo, and Uganda.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
16
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
35
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 12.8679
EDGE Score: 2.62958

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  86 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  20 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  50 %
Diet - Plants [2]  30 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  30 %
Forages - Understory [2]  30 %
Forages - Ground [2]  40 %
Clutch Size [3]  3

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Albertine Rift montane forests Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi,Tanzania Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Atlantic Equatorial coastal forests Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cameroonian Highlands forests Cameroon, Nigeria Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central African mangroves Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial, Guinea, Gabon, Democratic Republic of the Congo Afrotropic Mangroves    
Central Congolian lowland forests Democratic Republic of the Congo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cross-Niger transition forests Nigeria Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cross-Sanaga-Bioko coastal forests Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
East African montane forests Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
East Sudanian savanna Chad, Central African Republic, Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Eastern Congolian swamp forests Democratic Republic of the Congo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Guinean forests Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Togo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guinean forest-savanna mosaic Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Gambia, Senegal Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Guinean montane forests Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mount Cameroon and Bioko montane forests Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Niger Delta swamp forests Nigeria Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Nigerian lowland forests Nigeria, Benin 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
Saharan flooded grasslands Sudan Afrotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Southern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Victoria Basin forest-savanna mosaic Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Western Congolian forest-savanna mosaic Gabon, Congo, Democratic Rep of the Congo, Angola Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Western Congolian swamp forests Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Western Guinean lowland forests Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Kakamega Forest Reseve Forest Reserve 44820 Kenya
Kambui Hills Forest Reserve 34852 Sierra Leone  
Kibale National Park II 196202 Uganda
Korup National Park II 322100 Cameroon
Mont Nimba Strict Nature Reserve Ia 11675 Côte d'Ivoire  
Mont Peko National Park II 77790 Côte d'Ivoire  
Mount Elgon National Park II 276135 Uganda
Nouabalï-Ndoki National Park II 1013529 Congo  
Parc National d'Odzala National Park II 3423581 Congo  
Parc National de la Lopé National Park 1227419 Gabon  
Parc National de Tai National Park II 1085310 Côte d'Ivoire  
Queen Elizabeth National Park II 522052 Uganda
Reserve de Moukalaba-Dougoua (Gamba Complex) Faunal Reserve IV 266550 Gabon  
Takamanda National Park II 167041 Cameroon  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Afi River Forest Reserve Nigeria A1, A2, A3
Ankasa Resource Reserve: Nini-Sushien National Park Ghana A1, A2, A3
Atewa Range Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Bakossi mountains Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Bali-Ngemba Forest Reserve Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Bangui Central African Republic A3
Banyang Mbo Wildlife Sanctuary Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Bengangai Sudan A1, A3
Bia National Park and Resource Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Biseni forests Nigeria A3
Boin River Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Boin Tano Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Bosomtwe Range Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Bossematie Forest Reserve Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Boumba: Bek Cameroon A3
Budongo Forest Reserve Uganda A1, A3
Bugoma Central Forest Reserve Uganda A1, A3
Bura River Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda A1, A2, A3
Camabatela Angola A1, A2, A3
Campo Ma'an complex Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Cape Three Points Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Cestos: Senkwen Liberia A1, A2, A3
Cherangani Hills Kenya A3
Conkouati National Park Congo A1, A3, A4ii
Cross River National Park: Oban Division Nigeria A1, A2, A3
Cross River National Park: Okwangwo Division Nigeria A1, A2, A3
Dadieso Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Dimonika Biosphere Reserve Congo A1, A3
Dja Faunal Reserve Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Donga river basin forests Nigeria A3
Draw River Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Dzanga-Ndoki National Park Central African Republic A1, A2, A3
Ebi River Shelterbelt Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Ebok-Kabaken Nigeria A1, A3, A4ii
Forests west of Lake Edward Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A2, A3
Fure River Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Gabela Angola A1, A2, A3
Gamba Protected Areas Complex Gabon A1, A2, A3, A4i
Gashaka-Gumti National Park Nigeria A1, A2, A3
Grebo Liberia A1, A2, A3
Gueoule and Glo Mountain Forest Reserves Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
IITA Forest Reserve, Ibadan Nigeria A1, A2, A3
Imatong mountains Sudan A1, A3
Ipassa Strict Nature Reserve Gabon A1, A2, A3
Itombwe Mountains Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A2, A3
Jema-Asemkrom Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Kahuzi-Biega National Park Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A2, A3
Kakamega forest Kenya A1, A2, A3
Kakum National Park: Assin Attandaso Resource Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Kambui Hills Forest Reserve Sierra Leone A1, A2, A3
Kasyoha: Kitomi Forest Reserve Uganda A1, A3
Kibale National Park Uganda A1, A2, A3
Kibira National Park Burundi A1, A2, A3
Korup National Park Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Kyabobo (proposed) National Park Ghana  
Lake Te'le' Community Reserve Congo  
Lamto Ecological Research Station Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Lobéké National Park Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Lofa-Gola-Mano Complex Liberia A1, A2, A3
Lomako: Yekokora Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A3
Lopé Faunal Reserve Gabon A1, A2, A3
Lower Kouilou basin Congo A1, A2, A3
Luachimo River (Chitato) Angola A1, A3
Luki Forest Reserve Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A3
Mabira Forest Reserve Uganda A1, A3
Maiko National Park Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A3
Maiombe Angola A1, A2, A3
Mamiri Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Mau forest complex Kenya A3
Mbam Djerem National Park Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Mbam Minkom: Kala Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Minkébé Forest Reserve Gabon A1, A2, A3
Mont Manengouba Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Mont Nlonako Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Monte Alen National Park Equatorial Guinea A1, A2, A3
Mopri Forest Reserve Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Mount Cameroon and Mokoko-Onge Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Mount Elgon Kenya A1, A2, A3
Mount Elgon National Park Uganda A2, A3
Mount Hoyo Reserve Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A2, A3
Mount Kupe Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Mount Rata and Rumpi Hills Forest Reserve Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Ngel-Nyaki Forest Reserve Nigeria A1, A2, A3
Ngiri Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A3, A4i, A4ii
Ngotto Central African Republic A3
Nimba mountains Liberia A1, A2, A3
Nki Cameroon A1, A2, A3
North Nandi forest Kenya A1, A2, A3
Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park complex Congo A3
Nsork Highlands National Park Equatorial Guinea A1, A2, A3
Nsuensa Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Nyungwe National Park Rwanda A1, A2, A3
Odzala National Park complex Congo A3
Okapi Faunal Reserve Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A2, A3
Okomu National Park Nigeria A1, A3
Omo Forest Reserve Nigeria A1, A3
Outamba-Kilimi National Park Sierra Leone A1, A3
Peko Mountain National Park Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Pra-Sushien Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake George Uganda A1, A3, A4i
Rwenzori Mountains National Park Uganda A1, A2, A3
Salonga National Park Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A3
Sangbe Mountain National Park Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Semliki National Park Uganda A1, A2, A3
South Nandi forest Kenya A1, A3
Subri River Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Tai National Park and Nzo Faunal Reserve Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Tano-Nimiri Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Tingi Hills Non-hunting Forest Reserve Sierra Leone A1, A2, A3
Upper Orashi forests Nigeria A3
Virunga National Park Congo, The Democratic Republic of the A1, A2, A3
Wologizi mountains Liberia A1, A2, A3
Wonegizi mountains Liberia A1, A2, A3
Yabassi Cameroon A1, A2, A3
Yapo and Mambo Forest Reserves Cte dIvoire A1, A2, A3
Yoyo River Forest Reserve Ghana A1, A2, A3
Zémongo Faunal Reserve Central African Republic A3
Zwedru Liberia A1, A2, 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
Guinean Forests of West Africa Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Togo No

Prey / Diet

Blighia unijugata (Triangle Tops)[4]
Bridelia micrantha (Coastal Golden-leaf)[4]
Polyscias fulva[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Arizelocichla masukuensis (Shelley's Greenbul)2
Baeopogon indicator (Honeyguide Greenbul)1
Buccanodon duchaillui (Yellow-spotted Barbet)2
Bycanistes fistulator (Piping Hornbill)1
Bycanistes subcylindricus (Grey-cheeked Hornbill)2
Cephalophus natalensis (Natal duiker)1
Cercopithecus ascanius (black-cheeked white-nosed monkey)2
Cercopithecus mitis (blue monkey)1
Cercopithecus nictitans (white-nosed guenon)1
Chlorocichla laetissima (Joyful Greenbul)3
Cinnyricinclus leucogaster (Violet-backed Starling)1
Colobus guereza (Guereza)2
Corythaeola cristata (Great Blue Turaco)1
Crinifer piscator (Western Plantain-eater)1
Crithagra mozambica (Yellow-fronted Canary)1
Eurillas latirostris (Yellow-whiskered Greenbul)3
Funisciurus anerythrus (Thomas's rope squirrel)1
Gymnobucco bonapartei (Grey-throated Barbet)2
Heliosciurus rufobrachium (red-legged sun squirrel)2
Hypergerus atriceps (Oriole Warbler)1
Loxodonta africana (African Bush Elephant)1
Lybius bidentatus (Double-toothed Barbet)2
Musophaga rossae (Ross's Turaco)2
Neotragus moschatus (suni)1
Onychognathus tenuirostris (Slender-billed Starling)1
Onychognathus walleri (Waller's Starling)1
Oriolus brachyrynchus (Western Oriole)1
Phyllastrephus cabanisi (Cabanis's Greenbul)1
Phyllastrephus hypochloris (Toro Olive Greenbul)1
Phylloscopus trochilus (Willow Warbler)1
Ploceus bicolor (Dark-backed Weaver)2
Ploceus nigerrimus (Vieillot's Black Weaver)1
Poeoptera sharpii (Sharpe's starling)1
Poeoptera stuhlmanni (Stuhlmann's Starling)1
Pogoniulus bilineatus (Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird)3
Pseudalethe poliocephala (Brown-chested Alethe)1
Pycnonotus barbatus (Common Bulbul)3
Stelgidillas gracilirostris (Slender-billed Greenbul)2
Streptopelia hypopyrrha (Adamawa Turtle Dove)1
Streptopelia semitorquata (Red-eyed Dove)1
Sylvia atricapilla (Eurasian Blackcap)3
Sylvicapra grimmia (bush duiker)1
Tauraco leucolophus (White-crested Turaco)1
Tauraco persa (Guinea Turaco)1
Treron calvus (African Green Pigeon)2
Turdoides sharpei (Black-lored Babbler)1
Turdus pelios (African Thrush)1
Turtur tympanistria (Tambourine Dove)1
Zosterops senegalensis (African Yellow White-eye)3

Range Map

Takamanda Forest Reserve;

Photos

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
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.
5Guild of Frugivores on three fruit-producing tree species Polyscias fulva, Syzyguim guineensis subsp. bamensdae and Pouteria altissima) in Ngel Nyaki Forest Reserve, a Montane Forest Ecosystem in Nigeria, Ihuma Jerome, Hazel Chapman, Tella Iyiola, Akosim Calistus, Stephen Goldson, Journal of Research in Forestry, Wildlife and Environment, Vol. 3, No. 2 (2011)
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