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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
Snowy Egret
Egretta thula
Garça-branca-pequena
Family: Ardeidae
RPPN Mãe-da-lua.
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)
12/01/2006; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 1. The Snowy Egret is a common sight around water reservoirs and lakes in Ceará.

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