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João-de-Barro (John of clay) (Furnarius rufus) it is a small bird native from southern Brazil, it is the national bird from argentina where is named hornero (guy who built ovens).
Here we can see a nest of the bird, inside there is an internal chamber where the female and the babies can be protected.
The animal built this nest according with the climate of the area, avoiding the frontal cold winds or rains.
There is a legend here that says when the male is betrayed by the female he close the door of the nest with her inside. Of course the female wouldn't be so idiot to wait the door would be closed. haha.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBXy7PPjKlw

Here we can see a video with the animal and a famous rural song based in the legend.
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O João de Barro (Furnarius rufus) é um pássaro pequeno e bem comum em nossa região, sendo nativo do sul do Brasil. É também o pássaro nacional da Argentina, onde é chamado de hornero (construtor de fornos).
Vemos aqui um ninho do animal, que no interior possui uma câmara bem protegida para os filhotes e a fêmea, se diz sempre que o pássaro faz a porta do ninho protegida contra ventos frios e chuva.

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