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Ornithologists, collectors and taxidermists

This page is a tribute to the ornithologists, collectors and taxidermists who dedicated their lives to the study of birds, risking and facing many adversities in the field to produce much of the existing knowledge about birds in Brazil.

 

Emilie Snethlage (In memoriam)

Foto: Bárbara Yngvesson

Photo: Unknown author

Obituary and bibliography

Wikipédia
https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emilie_Snethlage

Emilie Snethlage (1868-1929): A German naturalist in the Amazon
PDF

Emilie Snethlage (1868-1929): Heroism as a Strategy for the Legitimation of Science
PDF

Personalities of Brazilian Zoology: Emilie Snethlage
PDF

Honored in the description of the species Madeira Parakeet (Pyrrhura snethlageae)
Tiriba-do-madeira (Pyrrhura snethlageae)

 

Bianca Reinert (In memoriam)

Rescue work of São Paulo Antwren in 2005.

Vídeo
Bianca Reinert – Bicudinho-do-brejo/Parana Antwren (Formicivora acutirostris)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpDEC_IcHuk

 

Yoshika Oniki

Photo: Unknown author (facebook.com)

Interview with Dr. Edwin O. Willis and Dr. Yoshika Oniki
http://www.ao.com.br/ao60_8.htm

Yoshika Oniki-Willis: first Brazilian woman to describe a new species of bird.
https://www.facebook.com/2497804436926948/posts/2630697330304324/

The contributions of Edwin Willis and Yoshika Oniki to the natural history and conservation of Brazilian birds
PDF


Elizabeth Höfling

Foto: autor desconhecido.

Elizabeth Höfling – Resumo Lattes

Biomas do Brasil – Ambientes urbanos
https://tvcultura.com.br/videos/35114_biomas-do-brasil-ambientes-urbanos-elizabeth-hofling-usp.html


Cristina Yumi Miyaki

Photo: www.ib.usp.br/genetica

Cristina Miyaki – Atlantic Forest Dimensions of Biodiversity
https://www.afbiota.org/cristina-miyaki

Cristina Miyaki – USP

Videos
The importance of interdisciplinarity in Biology studies – UNILA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOXu47SZIsQ


Helmut Sick (In memoriam)

Foto: Atualidades Ornitológicas

Photo: Atualidades Ornitológicas

Helmut Sick

Necrology

Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AUIwPirsoM

Helmut Sick: half a century of dedication to Brazilian ornithology
http://www.ao.com.br/ao50_12.htm

Sick was arrested at 42
https://www1.folha.uol.com.br/fsp/ciencia/fe060405.htm

Tribute
PDF

The loss of the master – Dr. Helmut Sick
http://www.ao.com.br/ao41_5.htm

Honored in the description of the species Orange-bellied Antwren (Terenura sicki)
Zidedê-do-nordeste (Terenura sicki)

 

Johann Natterer (In memoriam)

Image: Unknown author

Wikipédia
https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Natterer

Johann Natterer (1787-1843): major naturalist in Brazil
PDF

Johann Natterer’s ethnographic collection and the representation policy of the Vienna Ethnological Museum: on the limits of museological discourse
PDF

Brazilian bird species described in honor of Johann Nattere

Cinnamon-throated Hermit (Phaethornis nattereri)
https://www.wikiaves.com.br/wiki/besourao-de-sobre-amarelo

Tawny-tufted Toucanet (Selenidera nattereri)
https://www.wikiaves.com.br/wiki/saripoca-de-bico-castanho

Speckle-breasted Antpitta (Hylopezus nattereri)
https://www.wikiaves.com.br/wiki/pinto-do-mato

Snow-capped Manakin (Lepidothrix nattereri)
https://www.wikiaves.com.br/wiki/uirapuru-de-chapeu-branco

Ochre-breasted Pipit (Anthus nattereri)
https://www.wikiaves.com.br/wiki/caminheiro-grande

 

Rolf Grantsau (In memoriam)

rolf-grantsau

Rolf working at the Museum of Zoology, USP, 09 June 2006

Rolf Grantsau

Obituary

Necrology

Videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tucnoyYzh-g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMiV8SBfGAU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pg-BWzYHP0M

Rolf Grantsau and the hummingbirds (Avistar Conecta)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hR6G009XVMU

Honored in the description of the species Sincora Antwren (Formicivora grantsaui)
Papa-formiga-do-sincorá (Formicivora grantsaui)

 

Ernst Garbe e Walter Garbe (In memoriam)

Ernst Garbe. Photo: B. Kloss

Walter Garbe. Foto: Autor desconhecido

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brief chronology of Ernst Garbe and his son, Walter Garbe
http://brasilianafotografica.bn.br/?p=8567

Garbe Expedition: Father & Son

 

Edwin O. Willis (In memoriam)

edwin-willis

Lecture at the bird watching course of DEPAVE-3, Ibirapuera Park, São Paulo, 25 October 2007

Obituary 1
Obituary 2
Necrology

The contributions of Edwin Willis and Yoshika Oniki to the natural history and conservation of Brazilian birds
PDF

Honored in the description of the genus of the species Common Scale-backed Antbird (Willisornis poecilinotus) and Xingu Scale-backed Antbird (Willisornis vidua)
Rendadinho (Willisornis poecilinotus)Rendadinho-do-xingu (Willisornis vidua)

 

José Hidasi (In memoriam)

jose-hidasi

Lecture at the XVI Brazilian Congress of Ornithology, Palmas – TO, 01 July 2008

Videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GCT7TuAnjE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L99VcMUVDRI


Werner Bokermann (In memoriam)

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Photo: Unknown author

Necrology 1
Necrology 2

Video Tribute
https://youtu.be/htoqUvlZjMU

Honored in the description of the species Araripe Manakin (Antilophia bokermanni)
Soldadinho-do-araripe (Antilophia bokermanni)


Élio Gouvêa (In memoriam)

Photo: Unknown author (http://minhaaldeiaglobal.blogspot.com/)

In memory of Élio Gouvêa

Élio Gouvêa


Jacques M. E. Vielliard (In memoriam)

Jacques Vielliard at Unicamp. Photo: Toni Mendes/TG

Obituary

FNJV – Jacques Vieillard Neotropical Nature Sounds Library
http://ipt1.cria.org.br/ipt/resource?r=fnjv&request_locale=pt

Subjects
Interview with Prof. Jacques Vielliard
http://www.ao.com.br/ao35_6.htm

Jacques Marie Edme Vielliard
http://www.abc.org.br/membro/jacques-marie-edme-vielliard/

Jacques Vielliard’s collection of animal sounds is published on the internet
http://g1.globo.com/sp/campinas-regiao/noticia/2012/06/acervo-de-jacques-vielliard-de-sons-de-animais-e-publicado-na-internet.html

Unicamp has one of the largest collections of animal sounds
http://g1.globo.com/sp/campinas-regiao/terra-da-gente/noticia/2015/07/unicamp-tem-uma-das-maiores-colecoes-de-sons-de-animais.html

Honored in the description of the species Bahian Nighthawk ( Nyctiprogne vielliardi)
https://www.wikiaves.com.br/wiki/bacurau-do-sao-francisco

Videos
Homage to the ornithologist Jacques Vielliard
https://tvcultura.com.br/videos/10404_homenagem-ao-ornitologo-jacques-vielliard.html


Frederico Lencioni Neto

Photo: Luiz Madureira

The bird painter, Frederico Lencioni Neto

Videos
Featured People – Frederico Lencioni (professor and biologist) – part 1/3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toJLcUbgCu4

Featured People – Frederico Lencioni (professor and biologist) – part 2/3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7vQTMT98Hw

Featured People – Frederico Lencioni (professor and biologist) – part 3/3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLrHaIoJYgg


Alfonso Maria Olalla (In memoriam)

Photo: G.H.H

Alfonso Maria Olalla, animal collector
JPEG

Alfonso Olalla and and his family
PDF

 

Emílio Dente (In memoriam)

foto-e-dente-trabalhando

Photo: Unknown author

Emílio Dente

Honored in the description of the species Roosevelt Stipple-throated Antwren (Epinecrophylla dentei)
Choquinha-do-rio-roosevelt (Epinecrophylla dentei)

 

Olivério Pinto (In memoriam)

Foto: Unknown author

Photo: Unknown author

Obituary

Olivério Pinto, the father of Brazilian ornithology
http://www.ao.com.br/ao76_11.htm

1896-1996: Centenary of Olivério Pinto “the father of Brazilian ornithology”

Interview with Olivério Pinto
Telling him when he got lost in the woods of Espírito Santo.
Interview and recording made by his son in August 1976
File shared by Prof. Luís Fábio Silveira
Archive treated by the researcher Vitor Q. Piacentini

 

Willian Belton (In memoriam)

Foto: Bárbara Yngvesson

Photo: Bárbara Yngvesson

Obituary

From diplomacy around the world to RS birds
http://www1.folha.uol.com.br/fsp/cotidian/ff0711200914.htm

Songbirds’ Diplomat
https://alumni.stanford.edu/get/page/magazine/article/?article_id=30058

The birds of Belton
http://www1.folha.uol.com.br/fsp/opiniao/fz1911200906.htm

The American who deciphered the birds of Rio Grande do Sul die
http://zh.clicrbs.com.br/rs/noticia/2009/11/morre-o-americano-que-decifrou-as-aves-no-rs-2709113.html

William Belton, Self-Taught Ornithologist, Dies at 95
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/05/science/05belton.html

Honored in the description of the species Tropeiro Seedeater (Sporophila beltoni)
Patativa-tropeira (Sporophila beltoni)

 

Hermann von Ihering (In Memoriam)

Photo: Unknown author

Photo: Unknown author

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wikipédia
https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermann_von_Ihering

Hermann Friedrich Albrecht von Ihering
http://www.dichistoriasaude.coc.fiocruz.br/iah/pt/verbetes/iheherm.htm

Hermann von Ihering (1850-1930), the naturalist
PDF

Dr. Hermann von Ihering
PDF

Brazilian bird species described in honor of Hermann von Ihering

Ihering’s Antwren (Myrmotherula iheringi)
https://www.wikiaves.com.br/wiki/choquinha-de-ihering

Narrow-billed Antwren (Formicivora iheringi)
https://www.wikiaves.com.br/wiki/formigueiro-do-nordeste

 

Fernando Costa Novaes (In memoriam)

Foto: Bárbara Yngvesson

Photo: Unknown author

Obituary 1
Obituary 2

Wikipédia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fernando_da_Costa_Novaes

Honored in the description of the species Alagoas Foliage-gleaner (Philydor novaesi)
Limpa-folha-do-nordeste (Philydor novaesi)

 

Helmuth Pinder (In memoriam)

Helmuth Pinder, the first bird collector and taxidermist at the Museu Paulista
PDF

 

Hélio Ferraz de Almeida Camargo (In memoriam)

Helio-Camargo

Photo: Unknown author

Obituary

Manifestation of Dr. Hélio Ferraz de Almeida Camargo in the celebrations of 10 years of the CEO – Center for Ornithological Studies (São Paulo, Brazil)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veA9Gt8pq1c

 

Eurico de Oliveira Santos (In memoriam)

Photo: Unknown author

The great promoter Eurico Santos
PDF

A bio-bibliographic view of Eurico Santos: disseminator of Brazilian nature
PDF

Eurico Santos, promoter of the Brazilian nature
https://www.oeco.org.br/colunas/silvio-marchini/26923-eurico-santos-divulgador-da-natureza-brasilica/

 

Pedro Scherer Neto

Photo: Atualidades Ornitológicas 1992

Pedro Scherer

Birds of Paraná: 25 years. A tribute to Pedro Scherer Neto – 2005
PDF

Interviews

Conheça um dos pioneiros da ornitologia brasileira contemporânea – 2019
http://papagaiosdobrasil.com.br/2019/10/30/conheca-um-dos-pioneiros-da-ornitologia-brasileira-contemporanea/

Interview with Pedro Scherer Neto – 2018
http://www.avesderapinabrasil.com/entrevistas/scherer_neto.htm

An interview with Pedro Scherer Neto – 1992
http://www.ao.com.br/ao45_9.htm

Videos

Drop the verb for conservation units – Pedro Scherer Neto – 2009
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0SRF2R3MCc


Paulo de Tarso Zuquim Antas

Photo: www.brasildasaves.com.br

Paulo Antas
Paulo Antas

Bird inventory, a fundamental job
https://brasildasaves.com.br/2012/10/18/levantamento-de-avifauna-um-trabalho-fundamental/

What is the importance of the Araguaia UCs for the Orinoco Goose?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JxOJaCS9yw&feature=emb_title

Fernando Costa Straube

Photo: Hori Ambiental

Fernando Costa Straube

CFBio grants researcher Fernando Straube the title of Honorary Biologist – 2018
http://www.crbio05.gov.br/noticias-detalhe/cfbio-concede-ao-pesquisador-fernando-straube-titulo-de-biologo-honorario/4302

High flight
https://www.oeco.org.br/reportagens/2253-oeco_27673/


José Eduardo Simon (In memoriam)

Foto: Autor desconhecido

Simon – Resumo do Lattes

Simon – nota de falecimento


José Fernando Pacheco

Pacheco talking to Rolf Grantsau at AVISTAR 2007 – SP

Interview with José Fernando Pacheco – 1999
http://www.ao.com.br/ao90_12.htm

Honored in the description of the species Planalto Tapaculo (Scytalopus pachecoi)
Tapaculo-ferreirinho (Scytalopus pachecoi)

COA-RJ 30 years (by José Fernando Pacheco)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmUwKAlTBOo

Avistar Conecta 2021 – Jeremy Minns, Ricardo Parrini and Fernando Pacheco
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2adBCJOxfIE


Bret Whitney

Foto: Paulo César Balduino

Bret Whitney – Field Guides

Videos

#DestinosSilvestres Ep04 – O Brasil por um americano e o mundo por um brasileiro
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nw0mhYiSdyo

Rio Roosevelt, Brazil
https://www.facebook.com/fieldguides/videos/rio-roosevelt-brazil-bret-whitney/875775545803636/

Hooded Visorbearer from NE Brazil by guide Bret Whitney
https://www.facebook.com/fieldguides/videos/hooded-visorbearer-from-ne-brazil-by-guide-bret-whitney/1016668588380997/

Visiting with Bret Whitney: Bret’s screech-owl
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LiSeG_ccUo


Jeremy Minns

Jeremy Minns in Serra da Cantareira in 2006. Photo: Avistar 2006

Avistar 2007 – Great lecture by Jeremy Minns on bird calling
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UbtDurabzE

Avistar Conecta 2021 – Jeremy Minns, Ricardo Parrini and Fernando Pacheco
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2adBCJOxfIE

He adopted the bike after surgery and rides 70 km a week at 78
https://www.uol.com.br/carros/colunas/pedala/2020/03/06/ele-adotou-a-bike-apos-uma-cirurgia-e-pedala-70-km-por-semana-aos-78-anos.htm


Luiz Antonio Pedreira Gonzaga

Photo: internet

Palestra no Centro de Estudos Ornitológicos – São Paulo
(com apresentação do Hélio Ferraz de Almeida Camargo)

Part 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dwCCFZ5c3o

Part 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKYTOOg_sB8

Honored in the description of the species Boa Nova Tapaculo (Scytalopus gonzagai)
https://www.wikiaves.com.br/wiki/tapaculo-preto-baiano


Marcos Bornschein

Fieldwork in Alto Tietê

Marcos Bornschein – Resumo Lattes


Marcelo Ferreira de Vasconcelos

Photo: E. Pontes Júnior

Marcelo Vasconcelos – Resumo Lattes

Internet Matters
New species of bird is discovered in the mountains of Minas Gerais
https://www.correiobraziliense.com.br/app/noticia/ciencia-e-saude/2010/12/22/interna_ciencia_saude,228851/nova-especie-de-ave-e-descoberta-nas-montanhas-de-minas-gerais.shtml

Videos
nterview: Marcelo Vasconcelos, a true naturalist in the 21st century
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fq_X6XieDnM

Interview: Marcelo Vasconcelos – PUCMG
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WFco4p8ZH0

Marcelo Vasconcelos: Management Plans and Conservation Units
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vAgcXnHXYs

Marcelo Vasconcelos – let’s talk about the Quadrilátero Ferrífero
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iC3lt-3fL8

Marcelo Vasconcelos – 20 years of case study
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgZzK3lplwU

Marcelo Vasconcelos – the importance of bamboos (taquaruçus) in forest fragments
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoErIG5i8Wg

Marcelo Vasconcelos – the importance of arboreal termite mounds
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DN02Z5Xh2hU

Marcelo Vasconcelos – natural regeneration in abandoned pasture
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbSzwLeQAYs

Marcelo Vasconcelos – the importance of matayba (Farinha-seca) for the attraction of avifauna
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=No-59PejOlY

Marcelo Vasconcelos – Pito Canudo (Mabea fistulifera)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gu0fa_w9SfM


Santos D’Angelo Neto (In memoriam)

Image: Dehila Campelo

Santos D’Angelo – Palestras e Homenagem (parte 1)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RM3ui5WhjiM

Santos D’Angelo – Palestras e Homenagem (parte 2)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_-mVHGjEVk

Interview with Santos D´Angelo (para a página em inglês)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5etbmWCD5mE


Glayson Ariel Bencke

Photo: Ana Carolina – wordPress.com

Glayson Bencke – Resumo Lattes

Rio Grande do Sul fauna: extinct and threatened species – Glayson Bencke at Ecodebate
https://anacarolinapontolivre.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/fauna-gaucha-especies-extintas-e-ameacadas-glayson-bencke-no-ecodebate/

Videos
Interview – Glayson Bencke – FZB / RS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gAhcauWy00

Unisinos – 40 years, 40 lives (Glayson Bencke)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zc18lN5y9Ak

Alianza del Pastizal – Pampa sustentável
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIHkpFShY_E

MP in defense of fauna (interview with Glayson Bencke)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25Lwjso6nzA


Antonio Pergola (In memoriam)

Photo: MHNPAP

Professor Antonio Pergola and the MHNPAP ornithological collection
PDF

 

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