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in Itapajé, Ceará,
100 km from Fortaleza.
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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
Ash-throated Casiornis
Casiornis fuscus
Caneleiro-enxofre
Family: Tyrannidae
Subfamily: Tyranninae

RPPN Mãe-da-lua.
Ash-throated Casiornis (Casiornis fuscus)
20/02/2007; Mãe-da-lua reserve, Itapajé, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 1. The Ash-throated Casiornis is fairly common in this region. The bird is not shy, and with some luck, one can get quite close to take photographs.

The individual on the photo was singing when I took the picture.

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Ash-throated Casiornis (Casiornis fuscus)
20/02/2007; Mãe-da-lua reserve, Itapajé, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 2.

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Ash-throated Casiornis (Casiornis fuscus)
29/06/2005; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 3.

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