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Showing posts from March, 2015


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.

Birds photos from Darien, Panama (pt. 3 - Harpy Eagles and a series of unexpected events)

Birds photos from Darien, Panama (pt. 2 - Cerro Pirre)

Birds photos from Darien, Panama (pt. 1 - Bicolored Wren)

Panama highlands, flowers and insects