Diucón - Chile -- The fire-eyed diucon is a passerine bird of South America belonging to the tyrant flycatcher family Tyrannidae. It is usually placed with the monjitas in the genus Xolmis but was sometimes placed in its own genus Pyrope in the past.

Diucón - The fire-eyed diucon (Xolmis pyrope) is found in central and southern Chile, southwestern Argentina, and Tierra del Fuego. Vagrant birds have occurred just eastwards of Tierra del Fuego in the Falkland Islands

The Chucao (Scelorchilus rubecola) Osvaldo L Larrain via FotoNat.org

The Chucao (Scelorchilus rubecola) Osvaldo L Larrain via FotoNat.org


The week in wildlife – in pictures

The Robinson Crusoe Firecrown is an endangered species indigenous to Robinson Crusoe Island. Robinson Crusoe Island is in the Pacific Ocean about 400 miles west of the Chilean mainland.

Picaflor de la Puna - AVES DE CHILE

Juvenile Male Andean Star Hummingbird, by Manuel Rojas Martinez