23 May, 2011

Black-throated Trogon

Scientific Name: Trogon rufus

Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status

Range / Habitat: Subtropical / tropical lowland moist forest in Central America and throughout South America.

Field Notes: Both sexes with yellow breast and bill, pale eye ring. Male with green head and dark throat. Female with brown head. Violaceous Trogon has yellow eye ring and grey bill.

Personal Notes: Seen at Carara National Park, Costa Rica.

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