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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

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Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.12 no.4 Curitiba  1995 

Notes on the occurrence of Jacamaralcyon tridactyla (Vieillot) (Aves, Piciformes, Galbulidae) in an Atlantic forest fragment, municipality of Antônio Dias (Minas Gerais)



Ricardo Bomfim MachadoI,III; Ludmilla M. de Souza AguiarII,III; Ivana Reis LamasIII; Honorly K. Mestre CorrêaIII

IFundação Biodiversitas. Avenida do Contorno, 9155, 30110-130 Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brasil
IIConservation International. Avenida Antônio Abrahão Caram, 820/302, 31275-000 Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brasil
IIIDepartamento de Zoologia. Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Avenida Antônio Carlos, 6627, 30161-970 Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brasil




A new occurrence for Jacamaralcyon tridactyla (Vieillot, 1817) for the state of Minas Gerais is registered here. Some remarks about the species behavior are also included and compared with the syntpatric species Galbula ruficauda Curvier, 1816.

Key words: Aves, Jacamaralcyon tridactyla, Galbula ruficauda, behavior, distribution, Atlantic rain forest, Brazil


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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. The study was carried for the environmental impact evaluation (EIA-RIMA) of the UHE Amorim II (CSBM) with the support of Ricardo Boaventura and Sônia Baumgratz, Ecodinâmica Ltda.. Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. Thanks also to L.V. Lins and A.B. Rylands for their collaboration and suggestions.



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Recebido em 07.III.1995; aceito em 21.III.1996.

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