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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
Lesser Yellowlegs
Tringa flavipes
Maçarico-de-perna-amarela
Family: Scolopacidae

Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
13/01/2006; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 1. In comparison with Tringa melanoleuca, the bill of Tringa flavipes is proportionately shorter, and straight, not upturned.

See Mata et al. 2006, Hilty and Brown 1986.

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