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ATLANTIC BIRD TRAITS: a data set of bird morphological traits from the Atlantic forests of South America.
Scientists have long been trying to understand why the Neotropical region holds the highest diversity of birds on Earth. Recently, there has been increased interest in morphological variation between… Expand
Water quality of rural ponds in the extensive agricultural landscape of the Cerrado (Brazil)
The Brazilian Cerrado, one of the world’s 34 biodiversity hotspots, is today under increasing pressure from the intensification of agriculture, with the replacement of traditional extensive pastures… Expand
Identifying key sites for connecting jaguar populations in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
Networks of protected areas play a key role for large carnivore conservation since habitat fragmentation and population isolation are strong threats for them. We evaluated the contribution of the… Expand
Bird diversity along a gradient of fragmented habitats of the Cerrado.
- S. D. Jesus, W. A. Pedro, A. A. Bispo
- Geography, Medicine
- Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias
- 11 December 2017
Understanding the factors that affect biodiversity is of central interest to ecology, and essential to species conservation and ecosystems management. We sampled bird communities in 17 forest… Expand
The relationship between bird distribution patterns and environmental factors in an ecotone area of northeast Brazil
Abstract Determining the processes that contribute to the establishment and maintenance of species diversity has been one of the great challenges for biologists. Of the many mechanisms and factors… Expand
Wing feather mites (Acari: Astigmata) on some Passeriformes (Aves) from state of Paraná, Brazil
Feather mites are the most abundant arthropods found on birds, however, few studies have investigated their ecological associations with their hosts in Brazil. Here, we present a checklist of feather… Expand
Can we face different types of storms under the same umbrella? Efficiency and consistency of connectivity umbrellas across different patchy landscape patterns
ContextThe umbrella approach applied to landscape connectivity is based on the principle that the conservation or restoration of the dispersal habitats for some species also can facilitate the… Expand
Predation of the turtle Phrynops geoffroanus (Chelonia: Pleurodira) by the yellow-headed caracara, Milvago chimachima (Aves: Falconiformes), in a forest reserve in Icem, state of São Paulo, Brazil
Programa de Pos-graduacao em Biologia Animal, Universidade Estadual Paulista-UNESP, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil
The effects of color and distribution of artificial fruits on their consumption rates by birds in a forest fragment.
Frugivory is one of the most important ecological interactions during forest succession. Frugivorous birds are responsible for up to 90% of seed dispersion in tropical forests. Previous studies have… Expand
Hippoboscidae (Diptera) ectoparasites six species of owls (Strigiformes) in the state of Paraná, southern Brazil.
Hippoboscidae (Diptera) ectoparasites six species of owls (Strigiformes) in the state of Parana, southern Brazil.