Sabia orange CORNER 38
Bird symbol of the state of São Paulo, also considered bird symbol of Brazil, although many challenge alleging Ararajuba the Brazilian representative, the Rufous-bellied Thrush, also known as Pale-yellow, robin-red or purple-chest is a popular bird cited by many poets as the bird singing in love ie season, spring. It was immortalized in "Song of the Exile" by Gonçalves Dias, officially joined the other four national symbols - the flag, the anthem, the coat of arms and the seal having the same importance of them in the representation of Brazil on October 3 2002, by decree of President Fernando Henrique Cardoso.
According to the ornithologist Johan Dalgas Frisch (3 decree mentor October) are 12 species of thrushes in Brazil, and the bird assumes other names in different regions. Thus, it can be both Thrush (Amazonas), Rufous-coca (Bahia), Rufous-orange (Rio Grande do Sul) and even Rufous-of-bellied, Rufous-ponga and Rufous-piranga in different places.
In Brazil can be found other species of thrush, such as thrush-one, Rufous-Wadi, Creamy-bellied Thrush, White-necked Thrush, Rufous-Finch, Rufous-the-beach, Rufous-Gonga, Chalk-field among others. Although, the latter four species do not belong to gêneroTurdus and consequently the Turdidae family.
Measures 25 inches long and weighs 68 grams male, female: 78 grams. Has brown plumage, except the belly region, highlighted by the rust-red color, slightly orange, and dark yellow beak.
It is much appreciated singing bird, resembling the sound of a flute. Sings mainly at dawn and afternoon. The song serves to demarcate territory and, in the case of males, to attract the female. The female also sings, but in a much smaller than the male rate.
The Rufous-larajeira is partially learned the corner, with geographical strains of types of corner, and the bird from small live with other species, may be influenced by singing them and as a real "unclean" corner.
Your nutrition is basically made up of insects, larvae, worms, and ripe fruits, including fruit grown as papaya, orange and avocado. Come coconuts of various species of palm trees and introduced species such as oil palm. Spit the pits after about 1 hour, thus contributing to the spread of these palms, behavior also presented by other thrushes. Dog food also attracts this kind, serving food in large cities with lower availability of natural foods. Enjoying the fruits of Tapia or tanheiro (glandulosa Alchornea).