Alagoas Curassow Mitu mitu


Actualidades Ornitologicas. 2000. AO apresenta uma entrevista com o Sr. Dalton Marchioli, expert criador de saíras e afins. Actualidades Ornitologicas 93(Jan/Feb): 10.

Brooks, D.M. 2006. Conserving cracids: the most threatened family of birds in the Americas. Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, TX, U.S.A.

Collar, N.J.; Butchart, S.H.M. 2013. Conservation breeding and avian diversity: chances and challenges. International Zoo Yearbook 48(1): 7-28.

Costa, M.C.; Oliveira Jr, P.R..; Davanceo, P.V.; de Camargo, C.; Laganaro, N.M.; Azeredo, R.A.; Simpson, J.; Silveira, L.F.; Francisco, M.R. 2017. Recovering the Genetic Identity of an Extinctin- the-Wild Species: The Puzzling Case of the Alagoas Curassow. PLoS ONE 12(1): e0169636.

del Hoyo, J. 1994. Cracidae (Chachalacas, Guans and Curassows). In: del Hoyo, J.; Elliott, A.; Sargatal, J. (ed.), Handbook of the birds of the world, pp. 310-363. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Gama, G.M.; Malhado, A.C.M.; Bragagnolo, C.; Correia, R.A.; Ladle, R.J. 2015. Cultural viability of reintroducing the ecologically extinct AlagoasCurassow (Pauxi mitu Linnaeus, 1766) to Northeast Brazil. Journal for Nature Conservation 29: 25-32.

Grau, E. T.; Pereira, S. L.; Silveira, L. F.; Wajntal, A. 2003. Molecular markers contribute to a breeding programme of the extinct-in-the-wild Alagoas Curassow Mitu mitu and confirm the validity of the species. Bird Conservation International 13: 115-126.

Lisboa, C. 2017. Reintrodução do mutum-de-Alagoas está próxima da realidade. ((o))eco.

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Pereira, G.A.; de Melo Dantas, S.; Silveira, L.F.; Roda, S.A.; Albano, C.; Sonntag, F.A.; Leal, S.; Periquito, M.C.; Malacco, G.B.; Lees, A.C. 2014. Status of the globally threatened forest birds of northeast Brazil. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 54(14): 177-194.

Silveira, L. F.; Olmos, F.; Long, A. 2003. The Alagoas Curassow: world's rarest cracid. Bulletin of the IUCN/Birdlife/WPA Cracid Specialist Group 17: 31-34.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Galliformes Specialist Group

Detailed species account from the Threatened birds of the Americas: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 1992). Please note, taxonomic treatment and IUCN Red List category may have changed since publication.

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Recuento detallado de la especie tomado del libro Aves Amenazadas de las Americas, Libro Rojo de BirdLife International (BirdLife International 1992). Nota: la taxonomoía y la categoría de la Lista Roja de la UICN pudo haber cambiado desde esta publicación.

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BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Mitu mitu. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/05/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/05/2020.