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Rufous Twistwing

Cnipodectes superrufus

Rufous Twistwing

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Tyrannidae
  • Monotypic

Authors: Lebbin, Daniel J.


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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: