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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
Black-capped Antwren
Herpsilochmus atricapillus
Chorozinho-de-chapéu-preto
Family: Thamnophilidae
RPPN Mãe-da-lua.
Black-capped Antwren (Herpsilochmus atricapillus)
23/12/2007; Mãe-da-lua reserve, Itapajé, Ceará, Brazil. © H. Redies

Figure 1. Loud song of Herpsilochmus atricapillus. One of the common sounds in the hills of Mãe-da-lua reserve. The spectrogram is similar to the one in Whitney et al. 2000 (Fig. 6 D, see also table 2).

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Black-capped Antwren (Herpsilochmus atricapillus)
23/12/2007, Mãe-da-lua reserve, Itapajé, Ceará, Brazil. © H. Redies

Figure 2. This vocalization is sometimes called a "rattle". Similar to Fig. 7E in Whitney et al. 2000.

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