Mountain forests near the Mexican border are home to this distinctive junco. Unlike its Junco phaeonotus Yellow-eyed Junco In the News More News. BirdLife International Junco phaeonotus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Yellow-eyed Junco · Junco phaeonotus · Wagler, Order: PASSERIFORMES. Family: Passerellidae (New World Sparrows). Genus: Junco. Species.
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Yellow-eyed Junco (Junco phaeonotus) | HBW Alive
Yellow-eyed junco Conservation status. What is curious is that in the vast variation shown by the Dark-eyed Juncos, the geographically closest forms, particularly the Red-backed Junco looks surprisingly similar to the Yellow-eyed save for some small details in plumage and the difference phaeonotuw eye color.
Yellow-eyed Junco Junco phaeonotus phaeonotus. In N part of range, numbers seem to decline during times of drought Cascada de Basaseachic, Chihuahua. Show Details Hide Details.
While the pattern of this junco is similar to the more northern form, it is brownish on the back, not rusty, and is larger in size. The yellow-eyed junco Junco phaeonotus is a species of juncosmall American sparrows.
In Chiricahua Mts SE Nominate race has head and Common or abundant in appropriate habitat in many parts of range.
In Neotropical Birds Online T. Three subspecies groups are usually distinguished. Phaelnotus medium-sized sparrow, grey and white in coloration, with white in outer tail.
Retrieved 26 November Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Usually considered conspecific with J. This page was last edited on 12 Aprilat There are many ways to contribute—we need species information, photographs, audio, video, translations, maps, distribution data, and bird sightings.
Recorded along trail between trailhead parking area and Josephine Saddle. International Union juncp Conservation of Nature.
Yellow-eyed junco – Wikipedia
This bird’s diet consists mainly of seeds, berries and insects. Junco phaeonotus Wagler Yellow-eyed Junco Junco phaeonotus. On the other hand these very similar looking forms are genetically quite different.
Habitat Montane conifer and pine—oak Pinus — Quercus forests; some To make the most of all of HBW’s features, discover our subscriptions now! These sometimes treated as three separate species; indeed, Guatemala population alticola appears genetically well differentiated from all other taxa in genus, and further work may support its elevation to species rank.
Total recording duration 1: Geographic variation in pphaeonotus species is not nearly as marked as in the Dark-eyed Junco but it is still present. Its range is primarily in Mexicoextending into some of the mountains of the southern tips of the U. San Antonio de las Alanzas, Coahuila.
Subspecies and Distribution J.