Male Rufous Fantail flitting about on sidewalk

Male Rufous Fantail flitting about on sidewalk
Species: Rufous Fantail   Rhipidura rufifrons
Subspecies: saipanensis
Author: JWilliamCupp
Added to IBC: 7 Dec 2018 - 09:31
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Altitude (m): 
19 meters


This bird was clearly trying to distract us away from a nest nearby.  Did not see the nest.

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Birds of New Guinea
Including Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville
All of the 943 species known to occur are covered, including the extraordinarily high total of 456 endemics, as well as 5 introduced species, 2 species yet to be formally described and a separate appendix with 75 vagrants. Subspecies are listed also to give a comprehensive overview of the remarkable regional avifauna.


JWilliamCupp, IBC1539298. Accessible at

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JWilliamCupp, IBC1539298. Photo of Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons at Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. Accessible at

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