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
Red-nosed Mouse
Wiedomys pyrrhorhinus

Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae

RPPN Mãe-da-lua.
Red-nosed Mouse (Wiedomys pyrrhorhinus)
23/11/2009; Mãe-da-lua reserve, Itapajé, Ceará, Brazil. 300 mm f2.8 lens.

Figure 1. A red-nosed mouse, sitting on a chair in the veranda of my house in Mãe-da-lua reserve. ID based on Eisenberg and Redford 1999, plate 12(c). This mouse must be a common species here, because many local residents, and also school kids, know it.

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