The Rufous Piha (Lipaugus unirufus) lives from South Mexico to West Ecuador. Frequents canopy and middle levels of wet forest. Adults are 23 cm (9 inches) in height and 75 g in weight.
This bird has a crown rufous-brown whit fine, paler shaft-streaks; back and rump duller rufous-brown. Its wings and tail are brighter rufous. They have a throat pale rufous and breast rufous-brown to cinnamon-brown. Its bill is horn-color and its legs are gray to olive. This bird feeds on fruits, insects and spiders.