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Aburria aburri (Wattled Guan)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Wattled Guan (Aburria aburri) is a species of bird in the Cracidae family. It is a fairly large black cracid with blue-based, black-tipped beak and a long, red-and-yellow wattle. It is 1190-1550 grams (2.6-3.4 lbs) and is 72.5-77.5 cm long (29–31 in) long. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
3
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
27
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 3.26826
EDGE Score: 2.14435

Attributes

Female Weight [1]  2.92 lbs (1.33 kg)

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Cauca Valley montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cordillera Oriental montane forests Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Cordillera real montane forests Ecuador, Colombia, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Magdalena Valley montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northwestern Andean montane forests Colombia, Ecuador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peruvian Yungas Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Venezuelan Andes montane forests Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve VI 921676 Ecuador  
Cordillera Azul National Park 3367365 Huanuco, Peru  
Manú National Park II 4213523 Cusco, Peru  
Megantoni National Sanctuary 536005 Cusco, Peru  
Parque Nacional Yacambu National Park II 43025 Venezuela  
Podocarpus National Park II 364096 Ecuador  
Reserva del Noroeste Biosphere Reserve 571807 Peru  
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (incl. Tayrona NP) National Park II 1031303 Colombia  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Alto Valle del Saña Peru A1, A2
Bosque Protector Los Cedros Ecuador A1, A2
Bosques del Oriente de Risaralda Colombia A1, A2, A3
Cañón del Río Alicante Colombia A1
Cañón del Río Barbas y Bremen Colombia A1, A2
Cerro Pintado Colombia A1, A2, A3
Cordillera de Huacamayos-San Isidro-Sierra Azul Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Cordillera de Kutukú Ecuador A1, A2
Cordillera del Cóndor Peru A1, A2, A3
Cordillera del Cóndor Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Corredor Awacachi Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Corredor Ecológico Llanganates-Sangay Ecuador A1, A2
Embalse de Punchiná y su zona de protección Colombia A1, A2
Intag-Toisán Ecuador A1, A2, A3
La Forzosa-Santa Gertrudis Colombia A1, A2
Manu Peru A1, A2, A3
Maquipucuna-Río Guayllabamba Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Mindo y Estribaciones Occidentales del volcán Pichincha Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Moyobamba Peru A1, A2
Parque Nacional Cordillera Azul Peru A1, A2
Parque Nacional Llanganates Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Parque Nacional Natural Cueva de los Guácharos Colombia A1, A2
Parque Nacional Natural Tamá Colombia A1, A2
Parque Nacional Perijá Venezuela A1, A2, A3, A4ii
Parque Nacional Podocarpus Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Parque Nacional Sangay Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Parque Nacional Terepaima Venezuela A1
Río Conambo-Bobonaza Ecuador A1, A2
Río Toachi-Chiriboga Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Reserva Biológica Cachalú Colombia A1, A2
Reserva Ecológica Antisana Ecuador A1, A4i
Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Reserva Ecológica Cofán-Bermejo Ecuador A1, A2
Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Reserva Ecológica Los Illinizas y alrededores Ecuador A1, A3
Reserva Regional Bajo Cauca Nechí Colombia A1, A2, A3
Selva de Florencia Colombia A1
Serranía de las Minas Colombia A1, A2
Serranía de las Quinchas Colombia A1, A2
Serranía de los Churumbelos Colombia A1, A2, A3
Serranía de los Paraguas Colombia A1, A2, A3
Serranía de los Yariguíes Colombia A1, A2
Serranía de San Lucas Colombia A1, A2
Soatá Colombia A1, A2
Valle de San Salvador Colombia A1, A2, A3  
Zona Protectora San Rafael de Guasare Venezuela A1, A2, A3

Biodiversity Hotspots

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

Prey / Diet

Aniba muca[2]
Cecropia telealba[2]
Coussarea brevicaulis[2]
Dendropanax macrophyllus[2]
Guettarda crispiflora[2]
Ocotea floribunda (laurel espada)[2]
Pseudolmedia laevis[2]
Symplocos quindiuensis[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Amazona farinosa (Mealy Parrot)1
Ara chloropterus (Red-and-green Macaw)1
Cebus apella (brown capuchin)1
Chamaepetes goudotii (Sickle-winged Guan)3
Nasua nasua (South American Coati)1
Penelope perspicax (Cauca Guan)3
Pionus menstruus (Blue-headed Parrot)1
Ramphastos vitellinus (Channel-billed Toucan)1
Steatornis caripensis (Oilbird)1
Tapirus terrestris (South American tapir)1

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Dallas World Aquarium
Fundacion Zoologica de Cali
Parque Zoologico Santa Fe
Zoo of Antwerp

Range Map

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Citations

Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Delacour, J. and Amadon, D. 1973. Curassows and Related Birds. American Museum of Natural History, New York 2Aguaruna Knowledge of Bird Foraging Ecology: A comparison with scientific data, Kevin Jernigan and Nico Dauphiné, Ethnobotany Research & Applications 6:093-106 (2008)
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Important Bird Areas provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Range map provided by Ridgely, R. S., T. F. Allnutt, T. Brooks, D. K. McNicol, D. W. Mehlman, B. E. Young, and J. R. Zook. 2007. Digital Distribution Maps of the Birds of the Western Hemisphere, version 3.0. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
Data provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Robert Ridgely, James Zook, The Nature Conservancy - Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International - CABS, World Wildlife Fund - US, and Environment Canada - WILDSPACE.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011
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