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Fire-eyed Diucon is a strikingly patterned tyrant flycatcher of Chile and Argentina. This species is often observed perched conspicuously atop small trees or bushes. A large flycatcher closely related to the monjitas, Fire-eyed Diucon presents itself structurally and behaviorally somewhat like a Tyrannus kingbird, a genus that is absent from the range of the diucon. Fire-eyed Diucon can be identified by its distinctive blocky head shape, gray head and upperparts contrasting with whitish underparts and a pale tail; the species' eponymous bright red irides usually are obvious at close range.