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Pheucticus chrysogaster (Southern Yellow Grosbeak; Golden Grosbeak)

Wikipedia Abstract

The southern yellow grosbeak (Pheucticus chrysogaster), also known as golden-bellied grosbeak or golden grosbeak, is a species of grosbeaks in the Cardinalidae family. It is very similar to, and has sometimes been considered conspecific with, the Mexican yellow grosbeak. The southern yellow grosbeak is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.38269
EDGE Score: 1.85359


Adult Weight [1]  57 grams
Female Weight [3]  67 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Granivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  30 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  40 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  30 %
Clutch Size [1]  3


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Las Palmas Cloud Forest Reserve   Ecuador      
Otishi National Park 760925 Peru  
Podocarpus National Park II 364096 Ecuador  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map


External References



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
3Nathan 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
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