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Showing posts from November, 2015


Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno)

Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno) - male Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno) - male Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno) - female 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.

New collaborator and correspondent from Chiriquí

Giant Anole (Dactyloa microtus)

Featured species: Black-speckled Palm Pit-Viper (Bothriechis nigroviridis), a report from our Chiriquí's correspondent

Parque Natural Metropolitano macro-adventure