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Resplendent Quetzal

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Alternate name
Pharomachrus mocinno Scientific name 
Trogoniformes Order
Trogonidae Family   
36 cm + 64 cm for the tail. Length
Montane moist forest & moist shrubland between, 1,300 - 3,000 m, in: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua & Panama. Habitat-Altitude-Range
1-2 eggs incubation 17-19 days, fledging 23-31 days. Clutch  
Mainly fruit but also insects, larvae and other small creatures. Food   Diet
994 World Number

Near Threatened


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Resplendent Quetzal song
(Pharomachrus mocinno)
Andrew Spencer XC31814
23-03-2009, Panama

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