23 May, 2011

Collared Trogon

Scientific Name: Trogon collaris
Population Estimate: 5M - 50M
Range / Habitat: Subtropical / tropical lowland and montane moist forest in eastern Mexico through Central America and into the Amazon basin, including southeast Brazil. 
Field Notes: Both sexes with orange belly, white necklace, and yellow bill. Males with green head, neck and back, dark face and wings. Females with brown head, neck and back, white eye ring. Similar to Elegant Trogon, but little range overlap.
Personal Notes: Seen at Monteverde Lodge, Costa Rica. Some sources split this species with Orange-bellied Trogon being endemic to Costa Rica and Panama.

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