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Carpornis cucullata (Hooded Berryeater)

Synonyms: Carpornis cucullatus

Wikipedia Abstract

The hooded berryeater (Carpornis cucullata) is a species of bird in the family Cotingidae.It is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.It is becoming rare due to habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Carpornis cucullata

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 12.0122
EDGE Score: 3.25903


Adult Weight [1]  73 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  80 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  20 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  50 %
Forages - Understory [2]  50 %


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Bahia interior forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Serra do Mar coastal forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Caparaó National Park II 78887 Espirito Santo, Brazil
Mata Atlântica Biosphere Reserve 72830565 Brazil  
Serra dos Orgaos National Park II 26072 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  

Important Bird Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay Yes

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Range Map


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1BODY MASSES AND MEASUREMENTS OF BIRDS FROM SOUTHERN ATLANTIC FOREST, BRAZIL, Bianca L. Reinert, Julio C. Pinto, Marcos R. Bornschein, Mauro Pichorim, Miguel A. Marini, Revta bras. Zool. 13 (4): 815 - 820, 1996
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
3Frugivory in cotingas of the Atlantic Forest of southeast Brazil, Marco A. Pizo, Wesley R. Silva, Mauro Galetti, Rudi Laps, Ararajuba 10 (2): 177-185
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