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Levantamento Preliminar da Avifauna do Município de Jacutinga, Minas Gerais

Author(s): Cristiano Rodrigues | Pedro Henrique de Almeida | Gêiser Pereira Trivelato | Adriana de Melo

Journal: Engenharia Ambiental : Pesquisa e Tecnologia
ISSN 1678-2178

Volume: 7;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 043;
Date: 2010;
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Keywords: birds | lifting | endemic | catches

Birds have a wide geographical distribution, invading all environments, terrestrial, aquatic and aerial, is still quite diverse, with a biodiversity of about 9.900 species whose studies have contributed to our knowledge of the vertebrates, especially in ecology, morphology and behavior. The survey of wildlife is an exercise in which a series of observations aimed, just catalog the species that exist in a certain region, however, each time you use most frequently rapid surveys of tropical bird communities to estimate species richness and to determine conservation priorities, since it is extremely important to know the biological resources that an area contains, as well as its relationship with abiotic factors, is essential for the development of the management plan of an area, and basic instrument for the conservation of natural resources. This study aimed to record the number of species existing in the Municipality of Jacutinga, located in the extreme south of Minas Gerais and have knowledge about the risks of extinction of each species cataloged in the city and also the conservation of their habitats. The results obtained in the city of Jacutinga / MG, where 216 species were recorded and most prominent families was of the order Passeriformes, families Tyrannidae, with 27 species and Thraupidae, with 14 species. Therefore, the municipality Jacutinga is a very important area for the southern region of Minas Gerais, by the wide diversity of bird species exist.
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