Morphometrics of Cerrado Birds from the Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca (Ne Paraguay)

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Smith P., Onley D., Northcote-Smith E, Atkinson K. 2012. Morphometrics of cerrado birdsfrom the Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca (NE Paraguay). Ring 34: 51-67.

Morphometric data are provided for 204 individuals of 61 species from the Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca in Departamento San Pedro in north-eastern Paraguay. Measurements were taken according to Svensson (1984). Data for 2 cerrado endemic species, 2 species of global conservation concern and 5 species of national conservation concern are presented. These are the first published biometric data for birds of the Paraguayan cerrado.

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