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Philippine Trogon

Harpactes ardens


We got this handsome trogon during our field sample at Mt. Balatukan, Gingoog, Misamis Oriental, Philippines.


Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


This is one of my favorite birds. Although they were so fragile. We then release it after we got its biometrics and after we tag it.

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Marlon829 7 years ago

thank you

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 10 years ago


Greenphoenix 11 years ago

Thanks for the comments... indeed it is a beautiful bird. Hoping that through this effort we could save more Phil Trogons.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 11 years ago


Little Rex
Little Rex 11 years ago

Wow, what an amazing bird! I'm proud we have these kinds of birds here in the philippines. Great spot :D

BonzPondriiztour 11 years ago

SO CUTE !!!!!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 11 years ago

Lovely bird -such a sturdy beak. I hope they are protected. Thanks

aldrin 11 years ago

pagka anindot!

ThePinappleMan 11 years ago

I love the beak

Gina9210 11 years ago

Ang ganda!

Ryan21 11 years ago

beautiful bird with nice colours!

iamcherreymaiya 11 years ago

according to wiki, it's endemic to the Philippines? wow!

iamcherreymaiya 11 years ago

i didn't know we have that kind of bird! amazing!

Greenphoenix 11 years ago

welcome Marta... indeed it was a very beautiful bird

The MnMs
The MnMs 11 years ago

Is a very beautiful bird, thanks for sharing, Greenphoenix :-)

Greenphoenix 11 years ago

its the bird that really makes the picture amazing...hehehehe

Wild Things
Wild Things 11 years ago

Amazing pics.

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 11 years ago


Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 11 years ago

I think this one must be spotting of the day

Greenphoenix 11 years ago

yeah it was really an amazing bird... while we keep it in our bag this bird produces a cat cry sound that really amaze me. And you will know that he is stress because it will start to shed its feathers one by one..

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 11 years ago

Amazing bird

IanMichaelIleto 11 years ago

Wow I did not know we had those here in the country! Lovely bird. Thanks for sharing Marlon and welcome to Project Noah!

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Misamis Oriental, Philippines

Spotted on Feb 25, 2009
Submitted on Sep 25, 2011

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