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Marcos Antônio Guimarães Azevedo
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Marcos Antônio Guimarães Azevedo

   Biography

Marcos was born in Florianópolis (Santa Catarina State) in 1969. He started the research with raptors in 1997. He established a group for public education, research and conservation of birds of prey in 1998. In 1999 he earned a Bachelor’s Biology in UFSC (Santa Catarina Federal University) where presented a final study about biology of birds of prey in Santa Catarina Island. In 2003 he obtained a Master on zoology in PUCRS (Rio Grande do Sul State University). His thesis work focused the natural history (reproductive biology, diet, sociality) and conservation of the Swallow-tailed Kite in Santa Catarina Island. In last years Marcos is collaborating with some studies with different species of raptors in Brazil, especially Swallow-tailed Kite. On 2005 he helped to establish a discussion group about Brazilian birds of prey (http://br.groups.yahoo.com/group/avesderapinabr/). This group adds most of the researchers of raptors in Brazil. His goal is "to research to know" and conservation of these magnificents birds group on their natural environment.

Instituto Neochen de Pesquisa e Conservação Ambiental
Rua Dib Cherem, 2536. Capoeiras  
Florianópolis,  Santa Catarina  88090-000  Brazil
Phone: +55 (48) 3244-0828 / 99690-0614
Email: magazevedo2@yahoo.com.br


   Research Interests

Behavior, ecology, evolution, systematic and conservation of Brazilian birds of prey (Cathartiformes, Falconiformes and Strigiformes). Others: Neotropical migratory raptors; Threatened or deficient data birds of prey; Raptors in Windfarms.

Species of Interest: 
  • Elanoides forficatus
  • Harpagus diodon
  • Ictinia plumbea
  • Accipiter bicolor
  • Circus buffoni
  • Buteo polyosoma
  • Leucopternis lacernulata
  • Spizaetus ornatus
  • Harpia harpyja
  • Micrastur semitorquatus
  • Falco rufigularis
  • Vultur gryphus


   Publications

Azevego, M.A.G. 2011. Contribuição de estudos para licenciamento ambiental ao conhecimento da avifauna de Santa Catarina, Sul do Brasil [Contribution of studies for environmental licensing to the knowledge of Santa Catarina avifauna in southern Brazil]. Biotemas 19:93-106. (In Portuguese with English summary)       pdf

Efe, M.A., M.A.G. Azevedo, and A. Filippini. 2007. Avifauna da Estação Ecológica de Carijós, Florianópolis - SC [Birds of the National Ecological Station of Carijós,Florianópolis – SC]. Ornithologia 2:1-13. (In Portuguese with English summary)       pdf

Azevedo, M. A. G. 2006. Contribuição de estudos para licenciamento ambiental ao conhecimento da avifauna de Santa Catarina, Sul do Brasil [Contribution of studies for ambient licensing to the knowledge of Santa Catarina avifauna, southern Brazil]. Biotemas 19(1). (In Portuguese)       pdf

Azevedo, M.A.G., V. d.W. Piacentini, I.R. Ghizoni, Jr., J.L.B. Albuquerque, E.S. Silva, C.M. Joenck, A. de Mendonça-Lima, and F. Zilio. 2006. [Biology of the Rufous-thighed Kite Harpagus diodon, in the State of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil]. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 14:351-357. (In Portuguese with English summary)        pdf

Ghizoni, I. R., Jr. e Azevedo, M. A. G. 2006. Composição de bandos mistos de aves florestais se sub-bosque em áreas de encosta e planície da Floresta Atlântica de Santa Catarina, Sul do Brasil [Composition of mixed flocks of forest birds of understory in sites of Atlantic coast and lowland of Santa Catarina State, southern Brazil]. Biotemas 19(2). (In Portuguese)       pdf

Joenck, C.M., and M.A.G. Azevedo. 2006. Novos registros de Leptodon cayanensis (Acciptridae) no Rio Grande do Sul e Santa Catarina, Brasil [New records of Leptodon cayanensis in Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina, Brazil]. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 14:423-425. (In Portuguese with English summary)       pdf

Piacentini, V.Q., I.R. Ghizoni-Jr., M.A.G. Azevedo, and G.M. Kirwan. 2006. Sobre a distribuição de aves em Santa Catarina, Brasil, parte I: registros relevantes para o estado ou inéditos para a Ilha de Santa Catarina. Cotinga 26:25-31. (In Portuguese with English summary)       pdf

Azevedo, M. A. G. e Di-Bernardo, M. 2005. História natural e conservação do gavião-tesoura, Elanoides forficatus, na Ilha de Santa Catarina, sul do Brasil [Natural history and conservation of the Swallow-tailed Kite, Elanoides forficatus, in Santa Catarina Island, southern Brazil]. Ararajuba 13(1):81-88. (In Portuguese with English summary)       pdf

Azevedo, M. A. G. e Ghizoni, Jr. I. R. 2005. Novos registros de aves para o Estado de Santa Catarina, sul do Brasil [New bird records to Santa Catarina State, southern Brazil]. Atualidades Ornitológicas 126:9-12.       pdf

Azevedo, M. A. G.; Machado, D. A. e Albuquerque, J. L. B. 2003. Aves de rapina na Ilha de Santa Catarina, SC: composição, freqüência de ocorrência, uso de hábitat e conservação [Birds of prey in the Santa Catarina Island, SC: composition, frequency of occurrence, habitat use and conservation]. Ararajuba 11:75-81. (In Portuguese with English summary)       pdf

Naka, L. N., M. Rodrigues, A. Ross, and M.A.G. Azevedo. 2002. Bird conservation on Santa Catarina Island, Southern Brazil. Bird Conservation International 12(2):123-150.       pdf

Azevedo, M. A. G.; Ross, A.; Albuquerque, J. L. B. e Piacentini, V. Q. 2000. Aspectos reprodutivos e alimentares do gavião-tesoura, Elanoides forficatus (Falconiformes: Accipitridae) na Ilha de Santa Catarina, SC - Brasil [Reproductive and alimentary aspects of the Swallow-tailed Kite, Elanoides forficatus (Falconiformes: Accipitridae) in Santa Catarina Island, SC - Brazil]. Melopsittacus 3(3):122-127. (In Portuguese)

Naka, L. N.; Kirwan, J.; Tobias, J. and Azevedo, M. A. G. 2000. New and noteworthy bird records from Santa Catarina state, Brazil. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 120(4): 237-250.       pdf

Ghizoni, I. R., Jr.; Azevedo, M. A. G. e Portcarvalho, M. 2000. Predação de Hyla nahdereri (Anura: Hylidae) por Cyclarhis gujanensis (Aves: Vireonidae) em Santa Catarina [Predation of Hyla nahdereri (Anuros: Hylidae) by Cyclarhis gujanensis (Aves: Vireonidae) in Santa Catarina]. Melopsittacus 3(3):137-139. (In Portuguese)       pdf



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