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Achaetops pycnopygius (Rockrunner; Damara Rock-jumper)

Wikipedia Abstract

The rockrunner (Achaetops pycnopygius), also known as the Damara rock-jumper, is a species of African warbler, formerly placed in the Sylviidae family. It is the only member of the monotypic genus Achaetops.It is found in Angola and Namibia.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 14.8802
EDGE Score: 2.76508


Adult Weight [1]  27 grams
Birth Weight [2]  2.7 grams
Female Weight [1]  29 grams
Male Weight [1]  26 grams
Weight Dimorphism [1]  11.5 %
Clutch Size [3]  3


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Angolan Mopane woodlands Angola, Namibia Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Namib desert Namibia Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Namibian savanna woodlands Angola, Namibia Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Daan Viljoen Game Park II 9924 Namibia  
Etosha National Park II 5699141 Namibia  

Important Bird Areas

Range Map

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Nathan 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
2Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
3del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 Wildfinder Database
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