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Tivia # 158: type of bird 2

21 April, 2010
Toxicological Trivia from April 21, 2010: In November 2008 a massacre with Carbofuran occurred in birds.  Thirty thousand birds died in Gualeguaychú, Argentina,  by the use of agrochemicals. The government of Entre Rios confirmed that the mortality of birds and other animals that occurred that month was due to abuse of chemicals in agricultural production. (See Spanish article). Among the species affected were specimens and of the image. What is it?
a) Myiopsitta monacha;
b) Zenaida auriculata;
c) Red-crested Cardinal.
Tivia # 158: type of bird 2
Correct answer a. Myiopsitta monacha


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