Cleaner birds: an overview for the Neotropics

Several bird species feed on a variety of external parasites and epibionts, organic debris, dead and wounded tissue, clots and blood, and secretions from the body of other vertebrates (hosts or clients). We present an overview of so called cleaner birds from the Neotropics based on field records, li...

Full description

Access type:openAccess
Publication Date:2010
Main Author: Sazima,Ivan
Other Authors: Sazima,Cristina
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Instituto Virtual da Biodiversidade | BIOTA - FAPESP
Portuguese subjects:
Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1676-06032010000400025
Description not available.