Rusty-backed antwren

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Rusty-backed antwren
Formicivora rufa.jpg
male in Mato Grosso
Formicivora rufa - Rusty-backed Antwren (female).jpg
female at Dourado, São Paulo state, Brazil
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Formicivora
Species: F. rufa
Binomial name
Formicivora rufa
(Wied, 1831)

The rusty-backed antwren (Formicivora rufa) is a species of bird in the family Thamnophilidae. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, and Suriname. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and heavily degraded former forest.


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