Rufous Piha

Rufous Piha

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.

Common Name: Rufous Piha
Scientific Name: Lipaugus unirufus
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