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Heliangelus strophianus (Gorgeted Sunangel)

Wikipedia Abstract

The gorgeted sunangel (Heliangelus strophianus) is a species of hummingbird. It is found in Colombia andEcuador.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 8.10339
EDGE Score: 2.20865


Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Nectarivore
Diet - Invertibrates [1]  10 %
Diet - Nectar [1]  90 %
Forages - Canopy [1]  10 %
Forages - Mid-High [1]  30 %
Forages - Understory [1]  60 %
Clutch Size [2]  2


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
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
La Reserva de la Planada   Colombia      
Los Illinizas Ecological Reserve 370411 Ecuador  
Podocarpus National Park II 364096 Ecuador  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Bosque Protector Los Cedros Ecuador A1, A2
El Ángel-Cerro Golondrinas Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Intag-Toisán Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Maquipucuna-Río Guayllabamba Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Mindo y Estribaciones Occidentales del volcán Pichincha Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Río Toachi-Chiriboga Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Reserva Buenaventura Ecuador A1, A2
Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Reserva Ecológica Los Illinizas y alrededores Ecuador A1, A3
Reserva Natural La Planada Colombia A1, A2

Biodiversity Hotspots

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

Range Map



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
2Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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
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