NEOTROPICAL
Human Tropical Habitats
(Farms, Gardens & Settlements)

The human modified habitats of tropical South and Central America, including farms, gardens, villages, towns and even cities...

Class Aves: Birds

Family Tyrannidae

(Rio, Brazil)

Fluvicola nengeta, 'Masked Water Tyrant'. A bird of mangrove and shrubland that is happy to hang out on the beach in Rio with the other birds.

(Rio, Brazil)

Pitangus sulphuratus, 'Great Kiskadee'. Found in shrubby areas, usually near water, but most commonly seen in urban areas throughout the Americas, often perched conspicuously on wires.

Family Turdidae: Thrushes

Turdus rufiventris, 'Rufous-bellied Thrush'. Found in various habitats in eastern part of South America.

Family Thraupidae: Tanagers

(Sugarloaf, Brazil)

Coereba flaveola, 'Bananaquit'. Widespread in open habitats across South & Central America.

Class Mammalia

(Rio, Brazil)

Callithrix jacchus, 'Common Marmoset'. Found in Atlantic forest and other habitats in north-eastern Brazil, including being introduced into Rio.

Places to experience Neotropical Human Habitats

Sugar Loaf, which is located in Rio, Brazil.

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