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Brazil has one of the richest bird diversities in the world. The avifauna of Brazil includes a total of 1832 species, of which 234 are endemic. About 60% of the bird species recorded for all of South America. These numbers are still increasing, almost every year, due to new occurrences or new species being described. About 10% of the bird species found in the country are, nonetheless, threatened.

StruthioniformesEdit

Rheidae - RheasEdit

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TinamiformesEdit

Tinamidae - TinamousEdit

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File:Rhynchotus rufescens.JPG

AnseriformesEdit

Anhimidae - ScreamersEdit

File:Halsband-Wehrvogel Chanua torquata 0505273 Ausschnitt.jpg

Anatidae- Ducks, Geese and SwansEdit

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Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

GalliformesEdit

Cracidae - Curassows, Guans and ChachalacasEdit

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Odontophoridae - New World QuailsEdit

PodicipediformesEdit

Podicipedidae - GrebesEdit

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SphenisciformesEdit

Spheniscidae - PenguinsEdit

File:Magellanic penguin, Valdes Peninsula, e.jpg

ProcellariiformesEdit

Diomedeidae - AlbatrossesEdit

File:Black-browed albatross.jpg

Procellariidae - Shearwaters and PetrelsEdit

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File:Damier du Cap - Cape Petrel.jpg
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Hydrobatidae - Storm petrelsEdit

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Pelecanoididae - Diving-PetrelsEdit

PelecaniformesEdit

Phaethontidae - TropicbirdsEdit

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Pelecanidae - PelicansEdit

File:Brown-Pelican-Ponce-Inlet-FL-2.jpg

Sulidae - Boobies and GannetsEdit

Phalacrocoracidae - CormorantsEdit

Anhingidae - DartersEdit

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Fregatidae - FrigatebirdsEdit

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CiconiiformesEdit

Ardeidae - Bitterns, Herons and EgretsEdit

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Threskiornithidae - Ibises and SpoonbillsEdit

File:Eudocimus ruber - Scharlachsichler - Scarlet Ibis.jpg

Ciconiidae - StorksEdit

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PhoenicopteriformesEdit

Phoenicopteridae - FlamingosEdit

File:Caribbean Flamingo.jpg

FalconiformesEdit

Cathartidae - New World VulturesEdit

File:Turkey vulture profile.jpg

Pandionidae - OspreysEdit

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Accipitridae - Hawks, Kites and EaglesEdit

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File:White-tailed Hawk.jpg

FalconidaeEdit

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GruiformesEdit

Aramidae - LimpkinsEdit

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Limpkin

Psophiidae - TrumpetersEdit

Rallidae - Rails, Gallinules and CootsEdit

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Heliornithidae - SungrebesEdit

Eurypygidae - SunbitternsEdit

File:Eurypyga heliasPCCA20051227-2000B.jpg

Cariamidae - SeriemasEdit

CharadriiformesEdit

Jacanidae - JacanasEdit

File:Jacana jacana Niagara Falls Aviary.jpg

Rostratulidae - Painted SnipesEdit

Haematopodidae - OystercatchersEdit

Recurvirostridae - StiltsEdit

File:Black-necked Stilt.jpg

Burhinidae - Thick-kneesEdit

Glareolidae - CoursersEdit

Charadriidae - Lapwings and PloversEdit

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Scolopacidae - Sandpipers, Snipes, Curlews, Stints and PhalaropesEdit

File:UplandSandpiper23.jpg
File:Tringa-flavipes-001.jpg

Thinocoridae - SeedsnipesEdit

Chionididae - SheathbillsEdit

Chionis blanc - Pale-faced Sheathbill

Pale-faced Sheathbill

Stercorariidae - SkuasEdit

File:Stercorarius pomarinusPCCA20070623-3985B.jpg

Laridae - GullsEdit

File:Larus dominicanus.jpg

Sternidae - TernsEdit

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Rynchopidae - SkimmersEdit

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Rynchops niger

ColumbiformesEdit

Columbidae - Doves and PigeonsEdit

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File:Whitetippeddove.jpg

PsittaciformesEdit

Psittacidae - Parrots, Parakeets and MacawsEdit

File:Hyacinth Macaw - Nashville Zoo.jpg
File:Ara ararauna -Blue-and-yellow Macaw in a tree.jpg
File:Aratinga Jandaya -in tree-8.jpg
File:Papagaio (Fêmea) REFON 010907.jpg
File:Maroon-bellied Conure (Pyrrhura frontalis) -Sao Paulo.jpg
Deroptyus accipitrinus or Red-fan Parrot on ground

Red-fan Parrot

OpisthocomiformesEdit

Opisthocomidae - HoatzinsEdit

Opisthocomus hoazin

Opisthocomus hoazin

CuculiformesEdit

Cuculidae - Cuckoos, Anis and Ground-cuckoosEdit

File:Guira guira.jpg

StrigiformesEdit

Tytonidae - Barn OwlsEdit

Strigidae - OwlsEdit

File:Ferruginos pygmy owl.jpg
File:Pulsatrix perspicillata.jpg

CaprimulgiformesEdit

Steatornithidae - OilbirdsEdit

Nyctibiidae - PotoosEdit

File:Nyctibius griseus 471885191 27f931630d o.jpg

Caprimulgidae - Nightjar and NighthawksEdit

File:Lesser Nighthawk.jpg
File:Common Nighthawk.JPG

ApodiformesEdit

Apodidae - SwiftsEdit

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Trochilidae - Hummingbirds and HermitsEdit

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File:Amazilia fimbriata.jpg
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TrogoniformesEdit

Trogonidae - TrogonsEdit

File:Trogon-viridis-001.jpg

CoraciiformesEdit

Alcedinidae - KingfishersEdit

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Momotidae - MotmotsEdit

File:Blue-crowned Motmot back 2.jpg

GalbuliformesEdit

Galbulidae - JacamarsEdit

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Rufous-tailed Jacamar

Bucconidae - PuffbirdsEdit

File:Monasa leofleck.jpg

PiciformesEdit

Capitonidae - BarbetsEdit

Ramphastidae - ToucansEdit

Ramphastos toco

Ramphastos toco

File:Ramphastos vitellinus.jpg
File:Ramphastos tucanus.jpg

Picidae - WoodpeckersEdit

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File:Dryocopus lineatus.jpg
File:Picumnus cirratus.jpg
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PasseriformesEdit

Thamnophilidae - Typical AntbirdsEdit

File:Pectoral Antwren.jpg
File:Thamnophilus doliatus.jpg
File:Thamnophilus caerulescens gleaning.jpg
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Bicolored Antbird

Conopophagidae - GnateatersEdit

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Formicariidae - Antthrushes and AntpittasEdit

Rhinocryptidae - TapaculosEdit

Furnariidae - Ovenbirds, Spinetails and WoodcreepersEdit

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File:Synallaxis spixi.jpg
File:Synallaxis ruficapilla.jpg
File:Cranioleuca pallida.jpg
File:Xenops rutilans.jpg
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File:Dendrocolaptes platyrostris.jpg
File:Xiphorhynchus fuscus.jpg

Tyrannidae - Tyrant-flycatchersEdit

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File:Elaenia albiceps.jpg
File:Todirostrum cinereum.jpg
File:Todirostrum poliocephalum.jpg
File:GIBÃO-DE-COURO (Hirundinea ferruginea).jpg
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File:Fluvicola pica.jpg
File:White-headed marsh-tyrant.jpg
File:Cattle Tyrant.jpg
File:Myiarchus-tuberculifer-001.jpg
File:Myiarchus ferox.jpg
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File:Myiozetetes-similis-001.jpg
File:Piratic flycatcher.jpg
File:Tyrannus-melancholicus-001.jpg
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File:Pachyramphus castaneus.jpg
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File:Lavadeira mascarada.jpg

Cotingidae - CotingasEdit

Pipridae - ManakinsEdit

Manacus manacus

White-bearded Manakin

Golden-headed Manakin

Golden-headed Manakin

Vireonidae - VireosEdit

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File:Cyclarhis gujanensis.jpg

Corvidae - JaysEdit

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Hirundinidae - SwallowsEdit

File:Southern Rough-winged Swallow.jpg
File:Hirundo-rustica-001.jpg

Troglodytidae - WrensEdit

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File:Cistothorus platensis.jpg

Polioptilidae - GnatcatchersEdit

Turdidae - ThrushesEdit

File:Turdus-rufiventris.jpg

Mimidae - MockingbirdsEdit

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Motacillidae - PipitsEdit

Bananaquits

Bananaquit

Coerebidae - BananaquitsEdit

Thraupidae - TanagersEdit

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File:Chlorophanes spiza - male on feeder.jpg
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Piranga olivacea

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File:Green-headed tanager.jpg
File:Tangara cayana.jpg
File:Swallow Tanager (Tersina viridis)..jpg

Emberizidae - SeedeatersEdit

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File:Tiziu.jpg
File:Coleirinho.jpg
File:Sporophila palustris.jpg
File:Oryzoborus angolensis.jpg
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File:TICO-TICO (Zonotrichia capensis ) (2195772708).jpg
File:Embernagra platensis.jpg

Cardinalidae - Saltators and AlliesEdit

Buff-throated Saltator

Buff-throated Saltator

Parulidae - New World WarblersEdit

File:Parula pitiayumi.jpg
File:Geothlypis aequinoctialis.jpg

Icteridae - Orioles, Oropendolas and AlliesEdit

File:Dolichonyx oryzivorus1.jpg
File:Sturnella superciliaris.jpg
File:Psarocolius decumanus.jpg

Fringillidae - Euphonias and CardinalsEdit

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Estrildidae - WaxbillsEdit

Passeridae - House SparrowsEdit

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Comitê Brasileiro de Registros Ornitológicos (2010) Listas das aves do Brasil. Versão 25/01/2011. Disponível em/ available at <http://www.cbro.org.br> Accesso em/ access in: 25/01/2011.
  • Miguel A. Marini and Frederico I. Garcia, 2005 - Bird Conservation in Brazil, Conservation Biology 19(3)

External linksEdit

  • National and state bird lists of Brazil Birdlist, multi-lingual website by country with standardized codes for abundance and seasonal presence.
  • Brazilian Birds An interactive website dedicated to the Brazilian community of birdwatchers. It aims to support and promote birdwatching, providing free advanced tools for the publication of photos, sounds, descriptions and species identification of Brazilian birds, as well as communication between site users and other features.
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