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Showing posts from August, 2017


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: Blue-crowned Manakin (Lepidothrix coronata)

Once more around the Pipeline Road (pt. 3) - Thinking outside the box

Featured subspecies: Ecuadorian Mantled Howler Monkey (Alouatta palliata aequatorialis)

Featured Species: Smooth-billed Ani (Crotophaga ani)