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Black-headed Trogon

Trogon melanocephalus


yellow breast; white ring around eyes, white stripes on tail, dark blue/ dary grey wings.


dry tropical forest


spotted this bird perched on the cable, while testing the Guardabarranco Zipline Ride at the O Park.

1 species ID suggestions

tbrett 5 years ago
Black headed trogon
Trogon melanocephalus Black-headed Trogon


Karla Morales
Karla Morales 5 years ago

The pattern in the tail looks like the pattern in the Puerto Rican Lizard-Cuckoo and the Mangrove Cuckoo. Beautiful colors!!

tbrett 5 years ago

Like your photos much better than the wiki!

Rivas, Nicaragua

Lat: 11.11, Long: -85.73

Spotted on Aug 12, 2013
Submitted on Sep 3, 2013

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