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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

We are proud to announce our new collaborator Cesar Caballero, who lives in Boquete and will be sending us material for our blog and webpage.

On this occasion he sent us pictures of Scintillant Hummingbird (Selasphorus scintilla) and Wilson's Warbler (Cardellina pusilla).

Scintillant Hummingbird (Selasphorus scintilla)

Wilson's Warbler (Cardellina pusilla)


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