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Showing posts from April, 2016


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 species: Rufous Soft-furred Spiny-rat (Diplomys labilis)

Featured species: Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni)

In search of the Common Potoo (A visit to Parque Natural Metropolitano)