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 Violaceous Trogon

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Alternate name
Trogon violaceus  Scientific name 
Trogoniformes Order
Trogonidae Family   
23 - 25cm Length
Mangrove, forest & savanna below 1,300 m in: Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela Habitat-Altitude-Range
2-3 white eggs Clutch  
Insects, larvae, other small creatures & fruit. Food   Diet
1018 World Number

Least Concern


  Photo by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved

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Violaceous Trogon Song
(Trogon violaceus)
Israel Aragon XC21497
21-04-2008, Peru

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