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==Taxonomy==
 
==Taxonomy==
 
''Phacellodomus erythrophthalmus'' has two subspecies:
 
''Phacellodomus erythrophthalmus'' has two subspecies:
*''P. e. erythrophthalmus''''
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*''P. e. erythrophthalmus''
 
:*Coastal eastern Brazil (southern Bahia to São Paulo)
 
:*Coastal eastern Brazil (southern Bahia to São Paulo)
 
*''P. e. ferrugineigula''
 
*''P. e. ferrugineigula''
 
:*Coastal south-eastern Brazil (São Paulo to southern Rio Grande do Sul)
 
:*Coastal south-eastern Brazil (São Paulo to southern Rio Grande do Sul)
 
:*The AOU has accepted a proposal to split this taxon as a separate species, the Chestnut-eyed Thornbird; see [http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=137214 this discussion].
 
:*The AOU has accepted a proposal to split this taxon as a separate species, the Chestnut-eyed Thornbird; see [http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=137214 this discussion].
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==Habitat==
 
==Habitat==
 
Dense shrubs in woodland or round marshland.  
 
Dense shrubs in woodland or round marshland.  

Revision as of 20:19, 22 March 2009

Phacellodomus erythrophthalmus
Photo by Luiz
Serrinha do Alambari, Resende, RJ

Identification

Deep rufous crown, throat and breast and rufous outer tail feathers. Deep red iris.

Distribution

Brazil and Uruguay

Taxonomy

Phacellodomus erythrophthalmus has two subspecies:

  • P. e. erythrophthalmus
  • Coastal eastern Brazil (southern Bahia to São Paulo)
  • P. e. ferrugineigula
  • Coastal south-eastern Brazil (São Paulo to southern Rio Grande do Sul)
  • The AOU has accepted a proposal to split this taxon as a separate species, the Chestnut-eyed Thornbird; see this discussion.

Habitat

Dense shrubs in woodland or round marshland.

Behaviour

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