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Geothlypis poliocephala (Gray-crowned Yellowthroat)

Synonyms: Chamaethlypis poliocephala
Language: Spanish

Wikipedia Abstract

The grey-crowned yellowthroat (Geothlypis poliocephala) is a species of bird in the Parulidae family.It is found in Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, and the United States.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist shrubland and heavily degraded former forest.
View Wikipedia Record: Geothlypis poliocephala


EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.05546
EDGE Score: 1.62047


Adult Weight [1]  14.6 grams
Breeding Habitat [2]  Tropical evergreen forests, Tropical dry forests
Wintering Geography [2]  Non-migrartory
Wintering Habitat [2]  Tropical evergreen forests, Tropical dry forests
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  100 %
Forages - Understory [3]  80 %
Forages - Ground [3]  20 %
Clutch Size [5]  3
Incubation [4]  13 days


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands Mexico, United States No
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

Range Map

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Howell, TR 1972. Birds of the lowland pine savanna of northeastern Nicaragua Condor 74: 316-340
2Partners in Flight Avian Conservation Assessment Database, version 2017. Accessed on January 2018.
3Hamish 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
4W. Andrew Cox and Thomas E Martin. (2009) Breeding Biology of the Three-Striped Warbler in Venezuela: a Contrast between Tropical and Temperate Parulids The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121:4, 667-678
5Jetz 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 Wildfinder Database
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0