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Collared Trogon

Trogon collaris

Description:

Its a near passerine bird in the trogon family, Trogonidae. The female is has a brown back, head and breast, a relatively uniform undertail (not clearly barred), and underparts that are slightly paler than in the male. Collared Trogons feed on insects and fruit, and their broad bills and weak legs reflect their diet and arboreal habits. They typically perch upright and motionless.

Habitat:

It is found in the warmer parts of the Neotropics from northern Colombia, northern Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago.

Notes:

Saw two in two different hours of the day, probably is the same female.

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1 Comment

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 2 years ago

Beautiful bird,

Armenia, Quindío, Colombia

Lat: 4.72, Long: -75.57

Spotted on Jan 10, 2012
Submitted on Jan 11, 2012

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