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Quetzal, Golden-headed
 
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Scientific Name:
Pharomachrus auriceps
Location(s):
Bolivia, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Global, Panama, Peru, South America, Venezuela Read more
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IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'fairly common' (Stotz et al. (1996). ...
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Wikipedia
Males and females are approximately the same size, having a total length of ca. 35 cm and a weight of 160 g. as adults. Adult males are iridescent green with a golden cast to their heads, black wings, bright red bellies, and a yellow bill. The female is duller with a greyer head and lower chest and a dusky bill. Both sexes have an entirely blackish undertail unlike the Crested Quetzal. ...
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