Furnarius rufus

• Red ovenbird / Rufous hornero
• Hornero
• João-de-barro

Scientific classification:
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Furnariidae
Genus:Furnarius
Species:F. rufus

Specimen building its mud/clay nest on a wooden post.
Its name in Spanish “Hornero” comes from the shape of its nest, which resembles an oven (horno = oven).

Santa Regina, Colonia, Uruguay

Photo Taken: September 04, 2021
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