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Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno)

Interesting facts:

Their habitat is montane cloud forest from Southern Mexico to western Panama. The male has a helmet-like crest. Depending on the light its feathers can shine in a variant of colors from green-gold to blue-violet. In breeding males, tail coverts are longer than the rest of the body. It is classified as near threatened due to habitat loss.

Featured family: Jacanas of Panama

Incidental bird photos from Chiriquí, Panama

Photos from Volcán, Chiriquí, Panama, Part 3 (Migrants are here)

Photos at Finca Ceriana Natural Reserve, Volcán Chiriquí, Panama, Part 2

Birds photos at Finca Ceriana Natural Reserve, Volcán Chiriquí, Panama, Part 1

Featured family: Stilts & Avocets of Panama (Recurvirostridae)