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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
Little Woodpecker
Veniliornis passerinus
Picapauzinho-anão
Family: Picidae
RPPN Mãe-da-lua.
Little Woodpecker (Veniliornis passerinus)
13/01/2010; Garden in Guaramiranga, Ceará, Brazil. 300 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 1. Female Veniliornis passerinus, trying to scare two Palm Tanagers (not shown) away from this bunch of bananas, which it apparently wants all for itself.

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Little Woodpecker (Veniliornis passerinus)
23/09/2005; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 2. Male Veniliornis passerinus, bringing food to his offspring.

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Little Woodpecker (Veniliornis passerinus)
15/12/2005; Fazenda Canaã, Pentecoste, Ceará, Brazil. 200 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 3. Female Little Woodpecker.

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