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Resplendant Quetzal

Pharomachrus mocinno

Description:

Resplendant Quetzal

Habitat:

Cloud Forest of Costa Rica at high elevation feeding on fruit of a wild avocado species.

Notes:

There was great hubbub about where to go to find the Quetzal. We got lucky when we accidentally came across this one on a short walk down the river. We also saw the female briefly & got this picture in the shadows. Eric

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GayHybertsen

Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jan 18, 2011
Submitted on Oct 22, 2011

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