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Elegant Trogon

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    Alternate name
Trogon elegans Scientific name 
Trogoniformes Order
Trogonidae Family   
29cm Length
Forest & shrubland up to 2,500 m, in: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua & USA. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2-3 eggs Clutch  
Insects, larvae, other small creatures & fruit. Food   Diet
They hawk insects from a perch.                         Habits
1011 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Elegant Trogon song
(Trogon elegans)
Dan Mennill XC581  Costa Rica

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