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Gubernatrix cristata (Yellow Cardinal)

Wikipedia Abstract

The yellow cardinal (Gubernatrix cristata) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. Sometimes classified in the bunting and American sparrow family Emberizidae, more recent studies have shown it to belong with the tanagers. It is the only member of its genus, Gubernatrix. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay.Its natural habitats are dry savanna, temperate shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, and temperate grassland.It is threatened by habitat loss and from pet trade trappers.
View Wikipedia Record: Gubernatrix cristata

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Gubernatrix cristata

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
5
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
56
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.88107
EDGE Score: 3.85118

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  48 grams
Diet [2]  Granivore
Diet - Seeds [2]  100 %
Clutch Size [3]  3
Incubation [3]  13 days

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
El Palmar National Park II   Entre Rios, Argentina  
Reserva Ecologica de Ñacuñan Ecological Reserve Ia   Argentina  

Important Bird Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
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
3Yellow Cardinal, BirdLife International (1992) Threatened Birds of the Americas. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International.
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
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License