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Mammals

The avifauna is listed in
Birds of NE Brazil.
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Threatened species
Many species of NE Brazil are threatened by extinction. Our reserve helps to protect some of them:
Birds of NE Brazil
in Caatinga, Cerrado,
and other habitats
Chestnut-capped Blackbird
Chrysomus ruficapillus
Papa-arroz
Family: Icteridae
RPPN Mãe-da-lua.
Chestnut-capped Blackbird (Chrysomus ruficapillus)
08/03/2006; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 1.

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Chestnut-capped Blackbird (Chrysomus ruficapillus)
08/03/2006; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 2. When singing, the male C. ruficapillus often opens the wings and make them vibrate, simultaneously with the emission of a rapidly modulated sound.

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Chestnut-capped Blackbird (Chrysomus ruficapillus)
06/05/2007; Mãe-da-lua reserve, Itapajé, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 3. Female.

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