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Rufous Twistwing

Cnipodectes superrufus

Rufous Twistwing

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Tyrannidae
  • Monotypic

Authors: Lebbin, Daniel J.


We are grateful to Claudia Silva for translating this account from English into Spanish.


The writing of this account was supported in part by National Science Foundation grant DEB-1354006 to KJB.

Additional Resources

BirdLife International

IUCN Redlist

Audio Resources


The Macaulay Library

CornellLab of Ornithology

Video Resources

Internet Bird Collection.






Recommended Citation

Lebbin, Daniel J.. 2009. Rufous Twistwing (Cnipodectes superrufus), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: