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Cinnycerthia unirufa (Rufous Wren)

Wikipedia Abstract

The rufous wren (Cinnycerthia unirufa) is a species of bird in the Troglodytidae family. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. There are three subspecies: \n* C. u. unirufa - northeastern Colombia and the extreme west of Venezuela \n* C. u. unibrunnea - most of Colombia, Ecuador, and the extreme north of Peru \n* C. u. chakei - the Perijá Mountains on the border of Colombia and Venezuela
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.78912
EDGE Score: 2.05273


Adult Weight [1]  30 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  100 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Las Palmas Cloud Forest Reserve   Ecuador      
Podocarpus National Park II 364096 Ecuador  
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (incl. Tayrona NP) National Park II 1031303 Colombia  

Important Bird Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

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

Range Map

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Body weights of 98 species of Andean cloud-forest birds, María Ángela Echeverry-Galvis, Sergio Córdoba-Córdoba, Camilo A. Peraza, María Piedad Baptiste & Jorge A. Ahumada, Bull. B.O.C. 2006 126(4), pp. 291-298
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
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 (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0