Rufous-tailed tailorbird

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Rufous-tailed tailorbird
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Rufous-tailed Tailorbird Orthotomus sericeus sericeus.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Orthotomus
O. sericeus
Binomial name
Orthotomus sericeus
Temminck, 1836

The rufous-tailed tailorbird (Orthotomus sericeus) is a species of bird formerly placed in the "Old World warbler" assemblage, it but now placed in the family Cisticolidae. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical mangrove forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Orthotomus sericeus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.