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  • Rufous Songlark

  • Cinclorhamphus mathewsi
  • The Rufous Songlark is a mid-brown, streaked bird with a rufous rump and upper tail, pale eyebrow and pale underparts, and a dark line through its eye. In the breeding season the melodious song of the male Rufous Songlark is heard almost continuously, both from perches and in slow display flights between trees. The male (about 19 cm) is larger than the female (about 16 cm).

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=479
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=479&p=181
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Rufous Songlark

  • The Rufous Songlark is a mid-brown, streaked bird with a rufous rump and upper tail, pale eyebrow and pale underparts, and a dark line through its eye. In the breeding season the melodious song of the male Rufous Songlark is heard almost continuously, both from perches and in slow display flights between trees. The male (about 19 cm) is larger than the female (about 16 cm).

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Cinclorhamphus mathewsi
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 509
  • Size
  • 16-19cm
  • Period in district
  • March-Oct
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=479&p=181
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=479
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/rufous-songlark