Rufous Casiornis (Casiornis rufus) - HBW 9, p. 428
French: Casiorne roux
Spanish: Burlisto Castaño
Taxonomy: Thamnophilus rufus Vieillot, 1816, Río Plata, Paraguay.
Considered by early authors to belong in the family Cotingidae, but now considered to be allied with the “myiarchine” flycatchers in genera Rhytipterna, Sirystes and Myiarchus. Sometimes treated as conspecific with C. fuscus. Monotypic.
Distribution: N & E Bolivia (SE from Beni and La Paz), SC Brazil (S Mato Grosso E to N Goiás and C Minas Gerais, S to Mato Grosso do Sul and São Paulo), Paraguay and N Argentina (S to Tucumán, E Chaco and N Corrientes); also small numbers N to NE Brazil (Maranhão, S Amapá) and W to SE Peru (N to Junín at R Ene) during austral winter.
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A bird perched on different branches Locality Curicaca Wildlife Refuge, Pantanal, Mato Grosso State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Alex García · Videoaves 19 July 2009 3 years ago 37 sec 4.6
A bird perched in a tree, looking around, turning around and flying away. Locality Fazenda Javaes, Pium, Tocantins State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 5 August 2011 3 years ago 20 sec 4.2
A bird perched far away in a palm tree Locality Pousada Aguapé, Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 9 January 2005 7 years ago 17 sec 2.7
A dorsal view of a bird perched Locality Loro Hablador Provincial Park, Chaco Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Igor Berkunsky 21 October 2005 8 years ago 7 sec 2.7
A dorsal view of a bird looking around Locality Pousada Aguapé, Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 9 January 2005 7 years ago 36 sec 2.6
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Rufous Casiornis (Casiornis rufus)
Locality Pantanal, Mato Grosso State, Brazil
Jacques Erard 1 August 2014 49 weeks ago 4.5
Adult high in the Chaco forest
Locality Villa Guillermina, Santa Fe Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Horacio Luna 9 August 2013 2 years ago 4
An individual perched in a tree.
Locality Río Negro, Beni Department, Bolivia (Monotypic species)
Joe Tobias 2 September 2005 4 years ago 3.7
Locality Pousada Piuval, Pantanal, Mato Grosso State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Ken Havard 6 October 2014 1 year ago 3.4
Locality Goiás State, Brazil
Tomas Grim 26 June 2009 39 weeks ago 3.3
In deciduous Chaco woodland.
Locality Kaa-Iya del Gran Chaco National Park, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia (Monotypic species)
Richard Greenhalgh 22 September 2015 7 weeks ago 3