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 12 weeks ago 4.3
Locality Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
Samantha Klein 18 March 2014 2 years 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