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Bird Rufous Fantail (Rhipidura rufifrons)

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Scientific Name: Rhipidura rufifrons

Common Name: Rufous Fantail

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Rhipiduridae

Other Names: n/a

Distribution: Northern and East coast Australia. PNG, Samoa, East Indonesia and Guam.

Habitat: Rainforest and other wet forests, Mangroves and swamp woodlands.

Field Notes: Restless insectivore, catches prey in lower canopy. Builds small stick nest.

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Bunya Mountains.
 
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