Words nearby rufous
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Bruce said it’s possible this particular rufous may pass on to her offspring the urge to winter in Northern Virginia.Catch me if you can: An unlikely hummingbird is banded at a Virginia park|John Kelly|January 18, 2021|Washington Post
Synallaxis erythrothorax Sclater: Rufous-breasted Spinetail.Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula|Erwin E. Klaas
The rufous colour of the back increases the impression; the hedgerows look red in the sunshine.The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies
The adult male of this species has a rufous breast band, while the female has only a greenish one.Bird Guide: Land Birds East of the Rockies|Chester A. (Chester Albert) Reed
In form this duck is much like the last, but in color is more of a rufous all over, being darkest on the upper parts.
This species is somewhat darker, and more rufous on the under tail coverts than the above.