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rufous

reddish-brown

rufous

[′rü·fəs]
(botany)
Having a reddish-brown color.
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SCIENCE: Other animals described as rufous: the great rufous woodcreeper (South America), the rufous hummingbird (North America), the rufous owl (Australia), and the rufous hare-wallaby (Australia).
Richards JD (2012) Rufous hare-wallaby (Lagorchestes hirsutus) National Recovery Plan.
01) Clay-colored sparrow Spizella pallida 0 (0) Gray flycatcher Empidonax wrightii 0 (0) Hammond's flycatcher Empidonax hammondii 0 (0) Lincoln's sparrow Melospiza lincolnii 0 (0) Plumbeous vireo Vireo plumbeus 0 (0) Rufous hummingbird Selasphorus rufus 0 (0) Unknown tanager -- 0 (0) Species NS ND Wilson's warbler * 8.
Ventral forewing: ground color dark brown, rufous brown from apex to discal cell end, and Cu[A.
While there are several subspecies globally, all barn swallows share the distinct cobalt blue back and rufous throat, chin and forehead, as well as the deeply forked tail unique to swallow species.
Sitting there, I would watch for mule deer, of which there were quite few, the awakening of a plethora of bird life from magpies, assorted warblers, to tiny rufous hummingbirds, which, and this surprised me a bit, are the first creatures to feed in the early-morning light.
Sides of head and cheeks white, bill pale horny, legs and feet pale brown, under-tail coverts are deep rufous, which along with other characteristics is prominent mark of identification (Grimmett et al.
Google's animated Earth Day 2014 doodle feature creatures like Moon jellyfish, puffer fish, dung beetle, veiled chameleon, Japanese macaque, and the rufous hummingbird.
The Doodle begins with the Rufous hummingbird hovering over flowers and with mouse-over gesture, a text "The Rufous Hummingbird wishes you a happy Earth Day 2014
The doddle features a fluttering Rufous Hummingbird hovering over two flowers that make up the double-o in 'Google and when it is clicked and later changes to a hardworking dung-beetle rolling a manure ball around five times its size, the Daily Express reported.
OCA3 (also known as rufous OCA) results from autosomal recessive mutations at the TYRP1 locus, at least in patients of African descent.
A hummingbird named Black-chinned, named Buff-bellied, named Ruby-throated, named Rufous.