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Greater Thornbird

Phacellodomus ruber

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Large and bulky thornbird with a long tail, conspicuous yellow eyes, and a whitish throat. Cinnamon above and buff below. Found in woodland and scrubby areas near water, where it builds huge stick nests. The song is very loud and explosive and is usually delivered as a duet.

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