The use of Passeriformes in the eastern Amazonia of Brazil: culture encourages hunting and profit encourages trade

  title={The use of Passeriformes in the eastern Amazonia of Brazil: culture encourages hunting and profit encourages trade},
  author={Samantha Silva and Brenda Braga and Leandro Schlemmer Brasil and Pedro Ba{\'i}a-J{\'u}nior and Diva Anelie Guimar{\~a}es},
  pages={218 - 227}
Abstract This study characterized the ethnoornithological knowledge of passerine bird keepers, known locally as criadores or passarinheiros, who capture, train, breed and sell wild species in the eastern Amazonia of Brazil. The data were collected from 62 bird keepers through informal, semi-structured interviews and participant observation. The family Thraupidae was the most captured group, with 23 species used, predominantly of the genus Sporophila. Sporophila angolensis had the highest use… 
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