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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
Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture
Cathartes burrovianus
Urubu-de-cabeça-amarela
Family: Cathartidae
RPPN Mãe-da-lua.
Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture (Cathartes burrovianus)
26/07/2005; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 1. This vulture was attracted by sheep intestines, which I had placed at a few meters distance from my hide.

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Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture (Cathartes burrovianus)
07/11/2005; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 2.

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