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Rufous-tailed Antthrush
Tovaca-de-rabo-vermelho (Chamaeza ruficauda)
Information
Range southeastern Brazil and far northeastern Argentina (only Misiones Province).
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Formicariidae
Genus Chamaeza
Species Chamaeza ruficauda
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Rufous-tailed antthrush (Chamaeza ruficauda), is a species of antthrush in the Formicariidae family. It is endemic to Atlantic Forest in southeastern Brazil and far northeastern Argentina (only Misiones Province). The cryptic antthrush and short-tailed antthrush are present in the same region, but these are mainly found at lower altitudes than the rufous-tailed antthrush.

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