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Diglossa gloriosissima (Chestnut-bellied Flowerpiercer)

Wikipedia Abstract

The chestnut-bellied flowerpiercer (Diglossa gloriosissima) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is endemic to Colombia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Diglossa gloriosissima


Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Diglossa gloriosissima

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 3.12816
EDGE Score: 3.49727


Diet [1]  Nectarivore
Diet - Nectar [1]  100 %
Forages - Mid-High [1]  20 %
Forages - Understory [1]  80 %


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Cauca Valley montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northwestern Andean montane forests Colombia, Ecuador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Páramo Urrao National Protective Forests Reserves 73887 Antioquia, Colombia  

Important Bird Areas

Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Bosques Montanos del Sur de Antioquia Colombia A1, A2
Parque Nacional Natural Munchique Colombia A1, A2, A3

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Bosques montanos del sur de Antioquia Colombia

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela Yes

Range Map


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Hamish 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
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
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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