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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
Green Kingfisher
Chloroceryle americana
Martim-pescador-pequeno
Family: Alcedinidae
RPPN Mãe-da-lua.
Green Kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana)
24/10/2005; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 1. This is a male Green Kingfisher, as can easily be seen by the rufous breast.

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Green Kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana)
12/10/2005; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 2. Female Green Kingfisher. A band of green dots runs across the breast, and a second band across the belly. This is different from the female C. amazona, which has an incomplete pectoral band, and no band across the belly.

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