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Golden-headed Quetzal

Alternate name
Pharomachrus auriceps  Scientific name 
Strigiformes Order
Trogonidae Family   
35 cm Length
Montane moist forest, between 1,000 - 2,700 m in: Bolivia. Colombia, Equador, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 eggs  incubated in 18-day by both parents, fledging in 25 to 30 days Clutch  
Mainly fruit but also insects, larvae and other small creatures. Food   Diet
997 World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos Photo  by Stavenn August 19, 2007 all rights reserved

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Golden-headed Quetzal calls
(Pharomachrus auriceps)
Frank Lambert XC36064
9 Jun 06, Peru

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