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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
Buff-necked Ibis
Theristicus caudatus
Curicaca

Local subspecies: Theristicus caudatus caudatus, widely distributed in NE Brazil, other regions of Brazil, and neighbouring countries.

References: Hellmayr and Conover 1948, p. 250

Synonyms: Theristicus caudatusBODDAERT 1783;   

Buff-necked Ibis (Theristicus caudatus)
03/02/2010; Rural area in Parambu, Ceará, Brazil. 300 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 1. Not a nice photo, but an interesting register: the Buff-necked Ibis in the Caatinga. While driving from Tauá to Parambu in the west of Ceará, I saw, from a distance of 30-40 meters (?), a group of three Theristicus caudatus, foraging on the ground. Two of these birds are shown here.

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