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Trogon, Black-throated
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Trogon rufus
Argentina, Brazil, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Global, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South America, Suriname, Venezuela Read more
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The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'uncommon and patchily distributed' (Stotz et al. 1996). ...
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Like most trogons, it has distinctive male and female plumages and with soft colourful feathers. This relatively small species is 23–24 cm long and weighs 54-57 g, with a white undertail with black barring, a yellow bill and wing coverts which are vermiculated with black and white, but appear grey at any distance. The male Black-throated Trogon has a green head, upper breast and back, black face and throat, and golden yellow belly. The female has a brown head, upper breast and back, rufous upper tail and yellow belly. Immatures resemble the adults but are duller, and young males have a brown throat, breast and wing coverts. ...
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