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Showing posts from April, 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.

Featured Family: The Sunbittern (Eurypygidae)

Chiriquí birds & wildlife March 2015 tour (part 2, highlands)

Chiriquí birds & wildlife March 2015 tour (Part 1, lowlands)

Pechiamarillos, the yellow underpants birds of Panama