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Ceratogymna atrata (Black-casqued Wattled Hornbill; Black-casqued Hornbill)

Wikipedia Abstract

The black-casqued hornbill or black-casqued wattled hornbill (Ceratogymna atrata) is a species of hornbill in the Bucerotidae family.It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Togo, Detroit, Longmont, CO and Uganda.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
6
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
28
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 12.3784
EDGE Score: 2.59364

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  2.639 lbs (1.197 kg)
Birth Weight [2]  44.7 grams
Female Weight [1]  2.335 lbs (1.059 kg)
Male Weight [1]  2.943 lbs (1.335 kg)
Weight Dimorphism [1]  26.1 %
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  90 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  10 %
Forages - Aerial [3]  10 %
Forages - Canopy [3]  70 %
Forages - Ground [3]  20 %
Clutch Size [4]  1
Maximum Longevity [5]  19 years

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Important Bird Areas

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

Prey / Diet Overlap

Providers

Shelter 
Baillonella toxisperma (djave)[6]
Petersianthus macrocarpus[6]
Terminalia superba (superb terminalia)[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

Africa;

External References

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
2Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
3Hamish 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
4Jetz 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
5de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
6Breeding and nest site characteristics of the Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata and White-thighed Hornbill Ceratogymna cylindricus in south-central Cameroon, Donald J Stauffer and Thomas B Smith, Ostrich 2004, 75(3): 79–88
7Seed dispersal by Ceratogymna hornbills in the Dja Reserve, Cameroon, KENNETH D. WHITNEY, MARK K. FOGIEL, AARON M. LAMPERTI, KIMBERLY M. HOLBROOK, DONALD J. STAUFFER, BRITTA DENISE HARDESTY, V. THOMAS PARKER and THOMAS B. SMITH, Journal of Tropical Ecology (1998) 14:351–371
8"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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