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Rufous Fantail

Rhipidura rufifrons

Description:

The rufous fantail is an active, little bird that fans its tail continuously. Eye, bill, dark brown. Orange-rufous eyebrow, lower back, base of tail.

Habitat:

The Rufous Fantail is found in rainforest, dense wet forests, swamp woodlands and mangroves, preferring deep shade, and is often seen close to the ground. During migration, it may be found in more open habitats or urban areas.

Notes:

This little guy was great to watch. He was having such a good time flitting around and "dancing". We enjoyed the show.

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4 Comments

Megs18
Megs18 a year ago

Tx, he wasn't easy to focus on!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar a year ago

Oh.. nice spotting.. These guys are always landed in dark shadow area under big trees and their spotting is very tough job.

Wild Things
Wild Things a year ago

A very difficult bird to capture. Nice work!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri a year ago

Wonderful,,

4551, Queensland, Australia

Lat: -26.81, Long: 153.13

Spotted on Jun 15, 2012
Submitted on Jun 15, 2012

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