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Range extensions and conservation of some threatened or little known Brazilian grassland birds.
- L. Lopes, Gustavo Bernardino Malacco, Eduardo França Alteff, M. Vasconcelos, D. Hoffmann, L. Silveira
- 1 March 2010
Populations of grassland birds are declining in Brazil due to profound alterations to grassland habitats. In this paper, we present recent records and range extensions for 12 threatened or little… Expand
Hovk 1 and the Middle and Upper Paleolithic of Armenia: a preliminary framework.
- R. Pinhasi, B. Gasparian, +10 authors M. Stephens
- Geography, Medicine
- Journal of human evolution
- 1 November 2008
The territory of present day Armenia is a geographic contact zone between the Near East and the northern Caucasus. Armenian Middle and Upper Paleolithic records are both few and patchy as a result of… Expand
Breeding biology and reproductive success of Polystictus superciliaris (Aves: Tyrannidae), an uncommon tyrant-flycatcher endemic to the highlands of eastern Brazil
Polystictus superciliaris (Wied, 1831) is a small tyrant-flycatcher endemic to mountaintops in the highlands of eastern Brazil. In this paper we present the first description of the breeding biology… Expand
Noteworthy records of birds from the Pantanal, Chiquitano dry forest and Cerrado of south-western Brazil
South-western Brazil is a very important area for birds in South America, with more than 700 species recorded (Dubs 1992, Tubelis & Tomas 2003), a richness explained by the presence of several major… Expand
How climate change can affect the distribution range and conservation status of an endemic bird from the highlands of eastern Brazil: the case of the Gray-backed Tachuri, Polystictus superciliaris…
The Gray-backed Tachuri (Polystictus superciliaris) is a Tyrannidae restricted to eastern Brazilian highlands. Its population and range are still thought to be declining mainly due to habitat loss,… Expand
Impacts of mining activities on the potential geographic distribution of eastern Brazil mountaintop endemic species
Abstract Mining causes profound impacts on biodiversity. In Brazil, mining pressure is intense, especially in highly biodiverse regions such as the Espinhaco range. We analyzed the direct and… Expand
Geographic distribution, habitat association, and conservation status of the Critically Endangered Minas Gerais Tyrannulet Phylloscartes roquettei
Summary The Minas Gerais Tyrannulet Phylloscartes roquettei is currently classified as a Critically Endangered species, and is one of the most poorly known Neotropical birds. Here we report seven new… Expand
The birds of Fazenda Brejão: a conservation priority area of Cerrado in northwestern Minas Gerais, Brazil.
The Cerrado is now considered the most threatened biome of South America. Northwestern Minas Gerais state, in southeastern Brazil, still harbors large areas of extreme importance for biological… Expand
Bird-termite interactions in Brazil: A review with perspectives for future studies
- M. Vasconcelos, D. Hoffmann, Mércia Caroline de Araújo, Prinscila Neves Vasconcelos
- 1 March 2015
We present a review on the principal interactions between birds and termites in Brazil. We found 218 bird species feeding on termites or using termitaria for nesting or perching. Termites were… Expand
Comportamento de forrageamento e dieta de Polystictus superciliaris (Aves, Tyrannidae) no sudeste do Brasil
Foraging behavior and diet of Polystictus superciliaris (Aves, Tyrannidae) in southeastern Brazil. The present article describes the foraging behavior and diet of Polystictus superciliaris (Wied,… Expand