Campo Troupial - Icterus jamacaii
List of Birds

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in Itapajé, Ceará,
100 km from Fortaleza.

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
Yellowish Pipit
Anthus lutescens
Family: Motacillidae

Local subspecies: Anthus lutescens lutescens, distributed in much of South America, including "... the greater part of Brazil ..." (Hellmayr 1935, p. 89-91).

Synonyms: Anthus lutescensPUCHERAN 1855.
Yellowish Pipit (Anthus lutescens)
04/08/2009; Farm in Tejuçuoca, Ceará, Brazil. 300 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 1. Anthus lutescens can be found in open or semi-open spaces, with short vegetation, like grass. The bird above was photographed close to a reservoir, in an area where over-grazing by cattle had done considerable damage to the native vegetation.

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Yellowish Pipit (Anthus lutescens)
24/08/2009; Acaraú, Ceará, Brazil. 300 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 2. Yellowish Pipit (Anthus lutescens) in Restinga habitat, close to the beach.

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