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Vermilion Flycatcher

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Pyrocephalus rubinus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
13-14 cm Length
Forest, dry shrubland, savanna, arable & pastureland, plantations. Up to 3,050 m.  Range:- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay & Venezuela. Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua & Panama. USA & Canada. Netherland Antilles. Galapagos.

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2(3)4 Whitish spotted eggs, incubation by female 14-15 days, feeding by both parents, fledging 14-16 days. 2 broods/year Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and rarely small fish. Food  
4266 - TSN: 178374 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: tyranovec rubínový
Danish: Rubintyran
German: Purpurtyrann, Rubintyrann
English: Vermilion Flycatcher, Vermilion Flycatcher (Vermilion)
Spanish: Cazamoscas Rojo, Churrinche, Mosquerito rojo, Mosquero cardenal, Mosqueta Sangre de Toro, Saca-tu-real, Titiribí Pechirrojo
Spanish (Argentine): Churrinche
Spanish (Chile): Saca-tu-real
Spanish (Colombia): Titiribí Pechirrojo
Spanish (Honduras): Mosquerito rojo
Spanish (Mexico): Mosquero Cardenal
Spanish (Nicaragua): Cazamoscas Rojo
Spanish (Paraguay): Churrinche
Spanish (Uruguay): Churrinche
Estonian: rubiintikat
Finnish: Rubiinityranni
French: Moucherolle vermillon
Guarani: Guyra pytâ, Guyra tata
Hungarian: rubinfejű tirannusz
Italian: Pigliamosche vermiglio
Japanese: benitairanchou
Japanese: ベニタイランチョウ
Latin: Pyrocephalus rubinus, Pyrocephalus rubinus [rubinus Group], Pyrocephalus rubinus rubinus
Dutch: Rode Tiran
Norwegian: Rubintyrann
Polish: zarek rubinowy, żarek rubinowy
Portuguese: canário-sanguinho, mãe-do-sol, papa-mosca-vermelho, príncipe, sangue-de-boi, são-joãozinho, verão
Portuguese (Brazil): canário-sanguinho, mãe-do-sol, papa-mosca-vermelho, príncipe, sangue-de-boi, são-joãozinho, verão
Russian: Красный тиран, Красный тиранн, огненный мухоед
Slovak: pamuchár tmavochrbtý
Swedish: Rubintyrann
Chinese: 朱红霸鹟

Pyrocephalus rubinus
Pyrocephalus rubinus ardens
Pyrocephalus rubinus blatteus
Pyrocephalus rubinus cocachacrae
Pyrocephalus rubinus dubius
Pyrocephalus rubinus flammeus
Pyrocephalus rubinus major
Pyrocephalus rubinus mexicanus
Pyrocephalus rubinus nanus
Pyrocephalus rubinus nanus/dubius
Pyrocephalus rubinus obscurus
Pyrocephalus rubinus pinicola
Pyrocephalus rubinus piurae
Pyrocephalus rubinus rubinus
Pyrocephalus rubinus saturatus

  • Pyrocephalus rubinus rubinus: Extreme SE Brazil to SE Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, NE Argentina
  • Pyrocephalus rubinus obscurus: W Peru (Lima)
  • Pyrocephalus rubinus cocachacrae: SW Peru (Ica to Tacna) and adjacent N Chile
  • Pyrocephalus rubinus major: SE Peru (Cuzco and Puno)
  • Pyrocephalus rubinus ardens: N Peru (Cajamarca, Amazonas and extreme E Piura)
  • Pyrocephalus rubinus mexicanus: Arid SW Texas to Guerrero, Oaxaca, Puebla and Veracruz
  • Pyrocephalus rubinus flammeus: Arid SW US to Baja California and NW Mexico (Nayarit)
  • Pyrocephalus rubinus blatteus: SE Mexico (S Veracruz) to Guatemala and Honduras
  • Pyrocephalus rubinus pinicola: Lowland pine savanna of NE Nicaragua
  • Pyrocephalus rubinus saturatus: NE Colombia to N Venezuela, Guyana and N Brazil
  • Pyrocephalus rubinus piurae: Colombia (west of Eastern Andes) to W Ecuador and NW Peru
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