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Brazil

Overview

Birds

Endemics

Birds endemic to Brazil found here: Saw-billed Hermit, Dusky-throated Hermit, Frilled Coquette, Brazilian Ruby, Stripe-breasted Starthroat, Green-crowned Plovercrest, White-necked Hawk, Crescent-chested Puffbird, Yellow-eared Woodpecker, Brown-backed Parrotlet, Plain Parakeet, Blue-bellied Parrot, Planalto Slaty-Antshrike, Sooretama Slaty-Antshrike, Star-throated Antwren, Rufous-backed Antvireo, Salvadori's Antwren, Ferruginous Antbird, Rufous-tailed Antbird, Ochre-rumped Antbird, Scaled Antbird, White-bibbed Antbird, Squamate Antbird, Black-cheeked Gnateater, Slaty Bristlefront, White-breasted Tapaculo, Such's Antthrush, Scaled Woodcreeper, Wing-banded Hornero, White-collared Foliage-gleaner, Pale-browed Treehunter, Orange-eyed Thornbird, Itatiaia Spinetail, Pallid Spinetail, Wied's Tyrant-Manakin, Serra do Mar Tyrant-Manakin, Pin-tailed Manakin, Hooded Berryeater, Black-and-gold Cotinga, Buff-throated Purpletuft, Serra do Mar Tyrannulet, Eye-ringed Tody-Tyrant, Hangnest Tody-Tyrant, Fork-tailed Pygmy-Tyrant, Gray-headed Tody-Flycatcher, Gray-backed Tachuri, Gray-capped Tyrannulet, Velvety Black-Tyrant, Gray-hooded Attila, Long-billed Wren, Half-collared Sparrow, Olive-green Tanager, Brown Tanager, Red-cowled Cardinal, Brazilian Tanager, Azure-shouldered Tanager, Golden-chevroned Tanager, Brassy-breasted Tanager, Gilt-edged Tanager, Black-legged Dacnis, Rufous-headed Tanager, Bay-chested Warbling Finch, Buff-throated Warbling Finch

Regional endemics

In this part of Brazil and abutting neighbouring countries: Sooty Swift, Biscutate Swift, Black Jacobin, Scale-throated Hermit, Sombre Hummingbird, Mantled Hawk, Black-capped Screech-Owl, Tawny-browed Owl, Rusty-barred Owl, Rufous-capped Motmot, Saffron Toucanet, Spot-billed Toucanet, Red-breasted Toucan, Ochre-collared Piculet, Yellow-fronted Woodpecker, Robust Woodpecker, White-browed Woodpecker, Pileated Parrot, Vinaceous-breasted Parrot, Blue-winged Macaw, Spot-backed Antshrike, Large-tailed Antshrike, Tufted Antshrike, White-bearded Antshrike, Spot-breasted Antvireo, Bertoni's Antbird, Dusky-tailed Antbird, Streak-capped Antwren, Speckle-breasted Antpitta, Mouse-colored Tapaculo, Rufous-tailed Antthrush, Rufous-breasted Leaftosser, Lesser Woodcreeper, Scalloped Woodcreeper, Black-capped Foliage-gleaner, Ochre-breasted Foliage-gleaner, Araucaria Tit-Spinetail, Orange-breasted Thornbird, Rufous-capped Spinetail, Bare-throated Bellbird, Black-capped Piprites, Russet-winged Spadebill, Gray-hooded Flycatcher, Southern Bristle-Tyrant, Sao Paulo Tyrannulet, Eared Pygmy-Tyrant, Drab-breasted Pygmy-Tyrant, Brown-breasted Pygmy-Tyrant, Greenish Tyrannulet, Planalto Tyrannulet, Crested Black-Tyrant, Shear-tailed Gray Tyrant, Rufous-crowned Greenlet, Blacksmith Thrush, Green-throated Euphonia, Chestnut-bellied Euphonia, Blackish-blue Seedeater, Cinnamon Tanager, Ruby-crowned Tanager, Green-headed Tanager, Uniform Finch, Temminck's Seedeater, Buffy-fronted Seedeater, Thick-billed Saltator, Black-throated Grosbeak

Other Wildlife

Mammals

Researchers have recorded at least 91 mammal species in the park (22 bats and 69 others; see refs [1], [2]). Ten species are introduced: these include (European) Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus), Common Marmoset (Callithrix jacchus), and Black-tufted Marmoset (Callithrix penicillata) [3]. Other primates include: Black Capuchin (Sapajus nigritus), Black-Fronted Titi Monkey (Callicebus nigrifrons), Northern Muriqui (Brachyteles hypoxanthus), Buffy-Tufted Marmoset (Callithrix aurita), and (Southern) Brown Howler (Alouatta guariba)


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References

  1. Geise L, Pereira LG, Bossi DE, Bergallo HG. Pattern of elevational distribution and richness of non volant mammals in Itatiaia National Park and its surroundings, in southeastern Brazil. Braz J Biol. 2004 Aug;64(3B):599-612. doi: 10.1590/s1519-69842004000400007.
  2. Martins, Mayara & Carvalho, William & Dias, Daniela & França, Débora & Brito de Oliveira, Marcione & Peracchi, Adriano. (2015). Bat Species Richness (Mammalia, Chiroptera) Along an Elevational Gradient in the Atlantic Forest of Southeastern Brazil. Acta Chiropterologica. 17. 401-409. doi: 10.3161/15081109ACC2015.17.2.016.
  3. Raphaela Aparecida Duarte Silveira (2020) Mamíferos exóticos e nativos do parque nacional do itatiaia: preditores de distribuição. Parque nacional do Itatiaia boletim nº 32. Ministério do Meio Ambiente ICMBio.

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