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- proper noun A taxonomic
familywithin the order Passeriformes— the tanagersand allies.
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Three of the more important families are the Tyrannidae (23 species,13%), Formicariidae (22 species, 12,5%) and Thraupidae (13 species, 7.3%). 72% were observed in terra-firme environments, 15% on islands and 13% in both.
The region is a place of arrival of many migratory birds, especially Thraupidae, Parulidae and Accipitridae.