Data for:
Sítio Espinheiro Negro
List:
Passeriformes > Furnariidae

Orange-breasted Thornbird

Phacellodomus ferrugineigula

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Medium-sized, long-tailed thornbird with a brown body and a rufous forehead and throat. The tail is rufous with a brown center. Resembles Orange-eyed Thornbird, but has dark eyes. An inhabitant of wet marshy areas with scattered trees, where unlike others thornbirds it builds large woven nests of grass, leaves, and stems. Song is a series of loud ringing notes, usually delivered as a duet.

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