Rhipidura (Howeavis) rufifrons (Latham, 1801)

Rufous Fantail

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The Rufous Fantail has a distinctive reddish brown rump and fan shaped tail. The head and shoulders is grey-brown, becoming reddish brown on the lower back, rump and upper tail. It has a reddish-brown eyebrow. The throat is white, and the chest is mottled black and white. The belly is white with reddish tinge. ... source: OZ Animals

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Compiled distribution map

Occurence records map



Biodiversity Heritage Library

Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia (http://www.ala.org.au) and Birdlife Australia (http://birdlife.org.au/).