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
Roadside Hawk
Buteo magnirostris
Family: Accipitridae

This species has been subdivided into numerous subspecies. The local form, restricted to the NE, is B. m. nattereri. See Hellmayr and Conover 1949, and Blake 1977. RPPN Mãe-da-lua.

Synonyms: Falco magnirostrisGMELIN 1788;  Asturina nattereriSCLATER and SALVIN 1869

Roadside Hawk (Buteo magnirostris)
16/10/2005; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 1. The Roadside Hawk is the most common raptor in this region. In Mãe-da-lua reserve, I see this hawk nearly every day.

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