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Xingu River’s Big Bend: great diversity of birds in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest

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This report is a photographic summary of a study carried out during 2019 in a region called Xingu River’s Big Bend, in the Brazilian Amazon. There were a total of five scientific expeditions to study the environmental impacts of a project in the region and more specifically the possible interferences in the life of the indigenous inhabitants of the region and those who live in harmony with the environment. The photos show the Xingu River, the riparian forest where the study was carried out and some of the bird species registered.
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  • Instituto de Pesquisas e Estudos da Vida Silvestre Rua Leonardo Mota, 66 - São Paulo - SP, ZIP 05586-090, Brazil
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