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Rufous hornero

Furnarius rufus


•They eat insects and other arthropods. Sometimes they eat scraps such as bread crumbs. •Their predators are birds of prey, small mammals, domestic cats, snakes and possibly lizards. •Their nest is typical for the genus, a large thick clay "oven" placed on a tree, or man made structures such as fenceposts, telephone poles or buildings.


Savannas, second-growth scrub, pastures, agricultural land, urban areas -I saw this bird in Foz do Iguaçu (PR, Brazil)

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Foz do Iguaçu, PR, Brazil

Spotted on Oct 14, 2015
Submitted on Mar 18, 2016

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