Pyrocephalus


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Noun1.Pyrocephalus - a genus of TyrannidaePyrocephalus - a genus of Tyrannidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
superfamily Tyrannidae, Tyrannidae - New World tyrant flycatchers most numerous in Central America and South America but also in the United States and Canada
Pyrocephalus rubinus mexicanus, vermillion flycatcher, firebird - tropical American flycatcher found as far north as southern Texas and Arizona; adult male has bright scarlet and black plumage
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(two of them species of Pyrocephalus, one or both of which would be ranked by some ornithologists as only varieties), and a dove -- all analogous to, but distinct from, American species.
The two owls, the two tyrant-catchers (Pyrocephalus) and the dove, are also smaller than the analogous but distinct species, to which they are most nearly related; on the other hand, the gull is rather larger.
Especies de aves como Furnarius leucopus "chilalo", Phytotoma raimondii "cortarama peruana" y Sakesphorus bernardii "enfermero" construyen sus nidos y realizan cortejo en las ramas de las copas; Synallaxis stictothorax "pijui de cuello lazado", Pyrocephalus rubinus "putilla", Tyrannus melancholicus "pepeti", Thryothorus superciliaris "ruisenor", Campylorhyncus fasciatus "choqueco" y Mimus longicaudatus "sona", reposan y se desplazan entre las ramas para alimentarse (Otero 2004, Chavez-Villavicencio 2005, Campos 2006, Abramonte 2007, Custodio 2009).
En cuanto a la distribucion de especies dentro del campus, segun Takano & Castro (2007), las especies con un mayor rango de distribucion son: Zenaida meloda, Columbina cruziana, Dives warszewiczi, Pyrocephalus rubinus y Troglodytes aedon, mientras que las especies con menor rango de distribucion son: Bubulcus ibis, Icterus graceannae, Aratinga sp., Athene cunicularia y Glacidium brasilianum.
virescens (Vieillot), Acadian I O flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus (Linnaeus), I O great crested flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus (Boddaert), I R vermilion flycatcher Sayornis phoebe (Latham), eastern I O phoebe S.
In the valleys, there are vermilion tyrant flycatchers (Pyrocephalus rubinus), the groove-billed ani (Crotophaga sulcirostris), the red-breasted meadowlark (Sturnella [=Pezites] bellicosa), the white-winged dove (Zenaida asiatica), and the Chilean woodstar (Eulidia [=Myrtis] yarrellii).