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Eduardo Pio Mendes Carvalho Filho
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Eduardo Pio Mendes Carvalho Filho

   Biography

Was born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, in 1974. Graduated in Environmental Engineering. Works with birds of prey more than ten years. Established the S.O.S. FALCONIFORMES – Research Center to the Conservation of Neotropical Birds of Prey, in 1997. Developed several research projects about birds of prey of Brazilian Atlantic forest and Savannah. Practises falconry and photographs birds of prey.

S.O.S. FALCONIFORMES
Rua Odilon Braga, nº 1370, Mangabeiras  
Belo Horizonte,  Minas Gerais  30.310-390  Brazil
Phone: +55 (31) 3293-5163 Fax: +55 (31) 3293-5163
Email: falconiformes@vsnet.com.br


   Research Interests

Ecology, behaviour, breeding biology of diurnal and nocturnal birds of prey, captivity breeding.

Species of Interest: 
  • Sarcoramphus papa
  • Leptodon cayanensis
  • Buteogallus urubitinga
  • Spizaetus ornatus
  • Spizaetus tyrannus
  • Spizaetus melanoleucus
  • Harpyhaliaetus coronatus
  • Accipiter poliogaster
  • Falco deiroleucus


   Publications

Carvalho Filho, E.P.M., Carvalho, C.E.A. & Carvalho, G.D.M. 1998. Descrição de ninho e ovos de Micrastur semitorquatus (FALCONIDAE) no interior de habitação rural, no município de sete lagoas - MG. Atualidade Ornitológicas 86: 12. (In Portuguese)

Carvalho, C.E.A., Carvalho, G.D.M. & Carvalho Filho, E.P.M. 2001. Dados preliminares sobre a reprodução de Elanus leucurus (Accipitridae) nos municípios de Sete lagoas e Divinópolis – MG. Revista de Biologia e Ciências da Terra, Belo Horizonte, V. 1, Nº 1. (In Portuguese)

Carvalho Filho, E.P.M., G. Zorzin, G.V. Specht. 2004. Breeding biology of King Vulture in southeastern Brazil. Ornitologia Neotropical 15: 219-224.       pdf

Carvalho Filho, E.P.M., G.D.M. Carvalho, and C.E.A. Carvalho. 2005. Observations of nesting Gray-Headed Kites (Leptodon cayanensis) in southeastern Brazil. Journal of Raptor research. 39 (1):89-92.

Carvalho Filho, E.P.M., C.E.A. Carvalho, G.D.M. Carvalho, and G. Zorzin. G. 2005. Anilhamento e técnicas de captura de Falconiformes em Minas Gerais. Ornitologia 1: 19-23. (In Portuguese)

Carvalho, C.E.A., G. Zorzin, M. Canuto, and E.P.M. Carvalho Filho. 2006. (Abstract) A preliminary study of the diet of the Bat Falcon (Falco rufigularis) in southwestern Brazil. Pp. 43-44 in Program of the II Neotropical Raptor Conference, Iguazú, Argentina, 11-14 June 2006.

Carvalho, E.P.M., G. Zorzin, and E.M. Canuto. 2006, (Abstract) Abundance of diurnal birds of prey in Rio Doce State Park, Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil. P. 42 in Program of the II Neotropical Raptor Conference, Iguazú, Argentina, 11-14 June 2006. The Peregrine Fund, Boise, ID.

Zorzin, G., C.E.A. Carvalho, E.P.M. Carvalho Filho, and M. Canuto. 2006. Novos registros de Falconiformes raros e ameaçados para o estado de Minas Gerais [New records of rare and threatened Falconiformes from the State of Minas Gerais]. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 14 (4) 417-421. (I(n Portuguese with English summary)

Carvalho Filho, E.P.M., M. Canuto, and G. Zorzin. 2006. Breeding biology and diet of the Great Black Hawk (Buteogallus u. urubitinga) in Southeast Brazil]. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 14:445-448.

Zorzin, G., C.E.A. Carvalho, and E.P.M. Carvalho Filho. 2007. Breeding biology, diet, and distribution of the Black-chested Buzzard-eagle (Geranoaetus melanoleucus) in Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil. Pp. 40-46 in K.L Bildstein, D.R. Barber, and A. Zimmerman (eds.), Neotropical raptors. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Orwigsburg, PA.

Carvalho Filho, E. P. M. ; Carvalho, C. E. A. ; Carvalho, G. D. M. ; Zorzin, G. ; Canuto, M. (Abstract). S.O.S. Falconiformes - Centro de Investigación para la Conservación de Aves de Rapina Neotropicales: Iniciativas para la reproducción em cautiverio. In: 2nd Annual Meeting of the Eagle Conservation Alliance, 2007, Puebla. Mexico. 2nd Annual Meeting of the Eagle Conservation Alliance, 2007.

Soares, E.S., Amaral, F.S.R., Carvalho Filho, E.P.M., Granzinolli, M.A., Albuquerque, J.L.B., Lisboa, J.S., Azevedo, M.A.G., Moraes, W., Sanaiotti, T.M., Guimarães, I.G., Carvalho, C.E.A., and Zorzin, G. 2008. Plano de Ação Nacional Para a Conservação de Aves de Rapina - Série Espécies Ameaçadas. 5. ed. Brasília: ICMBio, 2008. v. 5. 136 p. (In Portuguese)

Zorzin, G., Canuto, M., Carvalho Filho, E P.M., and Carvalho, C.E.A. 2008. Aves de Rapina Noturnas do Parque Estadual do Rio Doce, Minas Gerais, Brasil. MG. BIOTA , V. 1, p. 44-57. (In Portuguese)

Carvalho Filho, E.P.M., Zorzin, G., Canuto, M., Carvalho, C.E.A., and Carvalho, G.D.M. 2008. Aves de Rapina Diurnas do Parque Estadual do Rio Doce, Minas Gerais, Brasil. MG.BIOTA , V. 1, pp. 4-43. (In Portuguese)

Carvalho Filho, E.P.M., J.S. Lisboa, F.C.R. Cunha, G.D.M. Carvalho, M.G. Diniz, M.F. Vasconcelos, F.I. Garcia, C.E.A. Carvalho, R. Silva e Silva, L. Alves, and R.S. Moreira. 2011. New records of Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Cotinga 33:102-104.


Greco, M.V., M.A. Andrade, G.D.M. Carvalho, E.P.M. Carvalho-Filho, and C.E. Carvalho. 2004. Callithrix penicillata na dieta de Spizaetus ornatus (Aves: Accipitridae) em área de cerrado no estado de Minas Gerais [Callithrix penicillata in the diet of Spizaetus ornatus (Aves: Accipitridae) in the cerrado area of the State of Minas Gerais]. Pp. 155-160 in S.L. Mendes and A.G. Chiarello (eds.), A Primatologia no Brasil 8. (In Portuguese)



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