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
Caatinga Antwren
Herpsilochmus sellowi
Family: Thamnophilidae
RPPN Mãe-da-lua.
Caatinga Antwren (Herpsilochmus sellowi)
27/05/2008; Mãe-da-lua reserve, Itapajé, Ceará, Brazil. © H. Redies

Figure 1. The song of the Caatinga Antwren is a soft-sounding roll, smoothly increasing and then decreasing in amplitude. See Whitney et al. 2000 and Zimmer and Isler 2003. This Antwren looks very similar to the Black-capped Antwren, but the two species can quite easily be distinguished by their vocalizations.

See fig. 2 for details of section with label A.

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Caatinga Antwren (Herpsilochmus sellowi)
Recorded 27/05/2008 in Mãe-da-lua reserve, Itapajé, Ceará, Brazil. © H. Redies

Figure 2. Details of section "A" from fig. 1.

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