Campo Troupial - Icterus jamacaii
List of Birds

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in Itapajé, Ceará,
100 km from Fortaleza.

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
Guira Tanager
Hemithraupis guira
Family: Thraupidae

Local subspecies: Hemithraupis guira guira, distributed in NE Brazil, other parts of Brazil, and neighbouring countries. RPPN Mãe-da-lua.

References: Hellmayr 1936, p. 374, Pinto and Camargo 1961, p. 276.

Synonyms: Motacilla guiraLINNAEUS 1766.
Guira Tanager (Hemithraupis guira)
13/01/2010; Guaramiranga, Ceará, Brazil. 300 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 1. Male Guira Tanager, eating banana in a small-holding in Guaramiranga, in the "Serra de Baturité" mountain range in Ceará. The species is rather common in Serra de Baturité.

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Guira Tanager (Hemithraupis guira)
13/01/2010, 27/01/2010; Guaramiranga, Ceará, Brazil; 300 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 2. Female, ventral and dorsal view. Left and right photos are probably from the same individual.

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