Rufous Songlark (species: Cincloramphus (Cincloramphus) mathewsi) in Bundjalung NP (Gaia Guide)
Cincloramphus (Cincloramphus) mathewsi
Rufous Songlark

©Arthur Chapman: Rufous Songlark (Rufous Songlark)

©Tom Tarrant: Rufous Songlark (Cincloramphus (Cincloramphus) mathewsi)

©Patrick_K59 on Flickr: Rufous Songlark (Cincloramphus (Cincloramphus) mathewsi)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Megaluridae
Genus Cincloramphus
Species Cincloramphus (Cincloramphus) mathewsi
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

It has a dark line through its eye, a pale eyebrow and pale underparts, and a rufous upper tail and rump. (Wikipedia)


  • Up to 19 cm (Length of specimen) - applies to Males
  • Up to 16 cm (Length of specimen) - applies to Females


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution: Rufous Songlark (Cincloramphus (Cincloramphus) mathewsi)

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is endemic to Australia. It can be found in grasslands, grassy open woodlands, agricultural areas, and mulga that it favors as a habitat. (Wikipedia)

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