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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
Semipalmated Plover
Charadrius semipalmatus
Batuíra-de-bando
Family: Charadriidae
Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus)
10/01/2006; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 1. The Semipalmated Plover is a visitor from North America. It does not breed in Brazil, and the plumage seen here is the basic, non-breeding plumage. See figure in Mata et al. 2006.

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