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in Itapajé, Ceará,
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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
Brazilian Teal
Amazonetta brasiliensis
Ananaí
Pé-vermelho

Family: Anatidae
RPPN Mãe-da-lua.
Brazilian Teal (Amazonetta brasiliensis)
15/03/2006; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 1. This Brazilian Teal is a male, as shown by the red bill and the dark forehead. The female has a dark bill and bright white spots on the face.

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Brazilian Teal (Amazonetta brasiliensis)
21/02/2006; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 2. Female bird.

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Brazilian Teal (Amazonetta brasiliensis)
21/02/2006; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 3. In flight, A. brasiliensis can be identified by the striking black/bluegreen/white pattern on the upper surface of the wings.

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