LC
Lesser Rhea Rhea pennata



References

Barri, F. R., Martella, M. B. and Navarro, J. L. 2008. Characteristics, abundance and fertility of orphan eggs of the Lesser Rhea (Pterocnemia-Rhea-pennata pennata): implications for conservation. Journal of Ornithology 149(2): 285-288.

Bellis, L. M.; Navarro, J. L.; Vignolo, P. E.; Martella, M. B. 2006. Habitat preferences of Lesser Rheas in Argentine Patagonia. Biodiversity and Conservation 15(9): 3065-3075.

Chebez, J.C. 1994. Los que se van: especies argentinas en peligro. Albatros, Buenos Aires.

Davies, S. 2002. Ratites and Tinamous. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

del Hoyo, J.; Elliot, A.; Sargatal, J. 1992. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 1: Ostrich to Ducks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Folch, A. 1992. Rheidai (Rheas). In: del Hoyo, J.; Elliott, A.; Sargatal, J. (ed.), Handbook of the birds of the world, pp. 84-89. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Rocha O., O.; Quiroga, C. 1996. Aves. In: Ergueta, S.; de Morales, C. (ed.), Libro Rojo de los vertebrados de Bolivia, pp. 95-164. Centro de Datos para la Conservación, La Paz.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Rhea pennata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/06/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/06/2022.