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Chocolate-vented Tyrant

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Photo by njlarsenPatagonian steppe north of Punta Arenas, Chile, December 2009
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Patagonian steppe north of Punta Arenas, Chile, December 2009
Neoxolmis rufiventris


[edit] Identification

[edit] Distribution

Breeds in Patagonian Chile (only Magellanes including Tierra del Fuego) and Argentina; in winter found further north into Uruguay.

Vagrant to Brazil.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

This species has in the past been placed in genus Xolmis, but the current world-wide checklists all agree on Neoxolmis.

[edit] Habitat

Temperate grassland.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Avibase
  3. Alvaro Jaramillo. 2003. Birds of Chile. Princeton Field Guides. ISBN 0-691-11740-3
  4. Ridgely and Tudor 2009. Field guide to the songbirds of South America - The Passerines. University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-0-292-71979-8
  5. van Perlo 2009. A field guide to the Birds of Brazil. Oxford University Press, New York, NY, USA. ISBN 978-0-19-530155-7

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