Breeding season: August to February. Clutch size is two to three. Nest is a deep cup of grass on the ground in thick grass or other low vegetation, often sheltered on one side by something taller. The female builds the nest, incubates the eggs and raises the young. They are migratory, moving south to breed in summer, and returning north in the colder months.
Rufous (red) rump and upper tail. Dark line through its eye.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Male Rufous Songlark's sing almost constantly through the breeding season.
Carnivore. Feeds mainly on the ground on insects and other small arthropods.
Found in open grassland, grassy open woodland, farmed land and mulga.
Native to Australia