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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Tyrannidae.
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Some representative birds of the ecoregion include black-fronted piping-guan (Pipile jacutinga), helmeted woodcreeper (Dryocopus galeatus), and São Paulo tyrannulet (Phylloscartes paulistus).
Wege & Long identified within Atlantic dry forests five key areas (Parnaguá and Corrente; Coribe; Palmas de Monte Alto; Itacarambi and Mocambinho; and Brejo do Amparo) that are important for conservation of six globally threatened birds (hyacinth macaw, Anodorhynchus hyacithinus; vinaceous amazon, Amazona vinacea; golden-capped parakeet, Aratinga auricapilla; moustached woodcreeper, Xiphocolaptes falcirostris; great xenops, Megaxenops paranaguae; and minas gerais tyrannulet, Phylloscartes roquettei).
The endemics include the highly threatened blue-eyed ground dove (Columbina cyanopis, CR), the Minas Gerais tyrannulet (Phylloscartes roquettei, CR), known only from three areas in the São Francisco valley in north and central Minas Gerais, and the Brasília tapaculo (Scytalopus novacapitalis), a passerine that is found only in a few populations in gallery forest remnants near Brasilia, and a few locations in Minas Gerais, including the Serra da Canastra National Park.