Rufous-tailed Plantcutter Facts
Name: Rara / Rufous-tailed Plantcutter
Scientific Name: Phytitima rara
Size: 11-12 cm (4.8-5.2 in)
Annual resident, but part of the population migrates in winter.
They nest in the middle of shrubs, cavities of trees and near human habitations. They lay 4 to 7 eggs.
Low shrub zones, open forest, humid and arid areas.
They are seen in pairs or groups. No sexual dimorphism.