An overview of migratory birds in Brazil

Marina Somenzari, Priscilla Prudente do Amaral, Victor R. Cueto, André De Camargo Guaraldo, Alex E. Jahn, Diego Mendes Lima, Pedro Cerqueira Lima, Camile Lugarini, Caio Graco Machado, Jaime Martinez, João Luiz Xavier do Nascimento, José Fernando Pacheco (+9 others)
2018 Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia  
We reviewed the occurrences and distributional patterns of migratory species of birds in Brazil. A species was classified as migratory when at least part of its population performs cyclical, seasonal movements with high fidelity to its breeding grounds. Of the 1,919 species of birds recorded in Brazil, 198 (10.3%) are migratory. Of these, 127 (64%) were classified as Migratory and 71 (36%) as Partially Migratory. A few species (83; 4.3%) were classified as Vagrant and eight (0,4%) species could
more » ... 0,4%) species could not be defined due to limited information available, or due to conflicting data.
doi:10.11606/1807-0205/2018.58.03 fatcat:66ubmgbvo5hirone42pkkx3r5y