DESENGANO STATE PARK 
BRAZIL

RIO DE JANEIRO (e)

Lat:21o50´S/41o45´W 22,500ha topography m montane and humid forest 
Protected/registered status 
Best Time for visit (time visited)

 

Birding Site Guide

This state park holds more threatened species than any other in the Americas, numbering 18. Nearby towns include Santa Maria Madalena and Ribeirão Vermelho. 


Species Notes 

  • White-necked Hawk Leucopternis lacernulata Endemic Vulnerable
  • Blue-throated Parakeet Pyrrhura cruentata Endemic Vulnerable
  • Brown-backed Parrotlet Touit melanonota Endemic Endangered
  • Golden-tailed Parrotlet Touit surda Endemic Endangered
  • Red-browed Parrot Amazona rhodocorytha Endemic Endangered
  • Blue-bellied Parrot Triclaria malachitacea Endemic Vulnerable
  • Striated Softtail Thripophaga macroura Endemic Endangered
  • White-bearded Antshrike Biatas nigropectus Vulnerable
  • Shrike-like Cotinga Laniisoma elegans Vulnerable
  • Buff-throated Purpletuft Iodopleura pipra Endemic Endangered
  • White-winged Cotinga Xipholena atropurpurea Endemic Endangered
  • Sao Paulo Tyrannulet Phylloscartes paulistus Vulnerable
  • Fork-tailed Tody-Tyrant Hemitriccus furcatus Endemic Endangered
  • Russet-winged Spadebill Platyrinchus leucoryphus Near-threatened
  • Buffy-fronted Seedeater Sporophila frontalis Vulnerable
  • Temminck's Seedeater Sporophila falcirostris Vulnerable
  • Black-backed Tanager Tangara peruviana Endemic Vulnerable
  • Black-legged Dacnis Dacnis nigripes Endemic Vulnerable


In all --- species of bird have so far been recorded. 

Relevant BENES list 

SOUTH & EAST BRAZIL FORESTS BENES (Biome Endemics and Near-Endemics list) 

Other Fauna 
A total of -- species of mammals. 

There are -- recorded species of amphibians and reptiles. 

Flora 

Author: BSG

 

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