The parakeet Brotogeris tirica feeds on and disperses the fruits of the palm Syagrus romanzoffiana in Southeastern Brazil

Small psittacids remain unrecorded as dispersal agents of palm fruits in Brazil. I record here the plain parakeet (Brotogeris tirica), an Atlantic forest endemic, feeding on and dispersing the fruits of the palm Syagrus romanzoffiana at Ubatuba, northern coast of São Paulo, Southeastern Brazil. The...

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Publication Date:2008
Main Author: Sazima,Ivan
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Instituto Virtual da Biodiversidade | BIOTA - FAPESP
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1676-06032008000100026
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