Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Black-headed Trogon

Trogon melanocephalus

Description:

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

Habitat:

dry tropical forest

Notes:

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

1 species ID suggestions

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

2 Comments

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
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

Related spottings

Surucua Trogon Violaceous Trogon Violaceous Trogon Black-throated Trogon

Nearby spottings

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Mantis Star Gooseberry Nutting's Flycatcher