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Quetzal, Eared
 
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Scientific Name:
Euptilotis neoxenus
Location(s):
Arkansas, Central America and Caribbean, Global, Mexico, North America, United States Read more
Related Reading
IUCN
Partners in Flight estimated the population to number fewer than 50,000 individuals (A. Panjabi in litt. 2008), thus it is placed in the band 20,000-49,999 individuals here. ...
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Wikipedia
It is a resident of the middle to upper levels of pine-oak woodlands and oak-conifer forests, frequently along streams. It nests 5–9 m (16–30 ft) high in an unlined shallow tree cavity, usually selecting an old woodpecker hole. Nests have been observed in pine, fir, maple, and aspen trees. Limited excavation of the cavity is accomplished using the bill to dig into the rotten wood of the walls and opening. ...
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