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Northern Violaceous Trogon

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Also known as Follow linkGartered Trogon Alternate name
Trogon caligatus  Scientific name
Trogoniformes Order
Trogonidae Family
25 cm Length
Tropical rainforest. Range follow link Habitat
2-3 White Eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae, other small creatures & fruit.. Food  
Nests in an old wasp, ant or termites nest or a hole in a tree. Habits
TSN: 679329 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

Photo by Kristian Stahl © all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Gartered Trogon Song
(Trogon caligatus)
Tom Will XC37900
28-02-1992, Nicaragua

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Cape May Photo by Nick Athanas © all rights reserved Antpitta

Gartered Trogon - Trogon caligatus


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AKA:- Danish: Violethovedet Trogon
English: Gartered Trogon, Northern Violaceous Trogon
Spanish (Venezuela): Sorocuá Violáceo Norteño
French: Trogon à lunettes jaunes, Trogon pattu
Latin: Trogon caligatus, Trogon caligatus caligatus, Trogon violaceus caligatus
Polish: trogon wyzynny, trogon wyżynny
Slovak: trogón stužkatý
Swedish: Nordlig Violetthuvad trogon

Range:- Endemic to Colombia:- Antioquia, Boyaca, Caldas, Cauca, Cesar, Choco, La Guajira, Magdalena, Narino, Norte de Santander, Santander, Sucre, Tolima.


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