Fire-eyed Diucon (Xolmis pyrope) - HBW 9, p. 393
French: Pépoaza oeil-de-feu
Taxonomy: Muscicapa Pyrope Kittlitz, 1830, Tomé, Bahía de Concepción, Chile.
Formerly placed in a monotypic genus, Pyrope, on basis of primary structure of male. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- pyrope (Kittlitz, 1830) - C& S Chile (from Aconcagua) and SW Argentina (from Neuquén) S to Tierra del Fuego; winters in N Chile (S Antofagasta to Coquimbo).
- fortis R. A. Philippi [Bañados] & Johnson, 1946 - Chiloé I, in SC Chile.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
An adult perched on a small bush and then flying away Locality Tierra del Fuego National Park, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina (ssp pyrope)
Greg Baker 28 February 2005 5 years ago 22 sec 4.2
A perched bird looking around Locality Termas de Chillán, Las Trancas Valley, Biobío Region, Chile (ssp pyrope)
Frank Witebsky 2005 8 years ago 33 sec 4
A bird perched in a tree Locality Predio Santa María, Valdivia Province, Los Ríos Region, Chile (ssp pyrope)
Josep del Hoyo 8 October 2003 12 years ago 31 sec 2.5
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Adult bird tackling a grub
Locality La Campana National Park, Chile
David Brassington 2 October 2010 1 year ago 4.5
Locality Tierra del Fuego National Park, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina
Samantha Klein 1 February 2014 2 years ago 4.5
perched, lateral view
Locality Perito Moreno Glacier, Los Glaciares National Park, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina (ssp pyrope)
Jacob Wijpkema 26 July 2009 7 weeks ago 4.3
Locality Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
Samantha Klein 18 March 2014 1 year ago 4.3
A bird perched
Locality Alto Rio Senguer, Chubut Province, Argentina
Roberto Pujana 26 January 2013 3 years ago 4.3
Standing on the top of a tree
Locality Olmué, Chile
Luis R Figueroa 1 November 2010 2 years ago 4.3