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Diversity of birds and their ecological interactions in the Mura Indigenous Territory, Brazilian Amazon Rainforest

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The objective of this study was accomplishes a knowledge survey of the Mura indigenous on the birds of natural occurrence in their territory, who is located in the Amazonas State, Brazilian Amazon Rainforest. As method for collect the data were used open and semi-structured interviews. Twenty four indigenous were interviewed, with both genres and different ages. The interviewees mentioned 118 different species of birds, counting about 60% of the records, which in addition to the interviews was completed by surveying the bird by direct field observations with sighting and vocalization in different natural environments of the indigenous territory. The indigenous showed wide ecological knowledge regarding these birds. The oral transmission of knowledge occurs across generations.
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85-102
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  • Ethnobiological Researcher, Brasil
  • Instituto de Pesquisas e Estudos da Vida Silvestre Rua Leonardo Mota, 66 - São Paulo - SP, ZIP 05586-090, Brazil
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