Male perched, back view.

Male perched, back view.
Species: Golden-headed Quetzal   Pharomachrus auriceps
Author: Hal and Kirsten Snyder
Friday, August 31, 2018
Added to IBC: 8 Dec 2018 - 16:51
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Altitude (m): 
1986 meters


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Hal and Kirsten Snyder, IBC1539689. Accessible at

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Hal and Kirsten Snyder, IBC1539689. Photo of Golden-headed Quetzal Pharomachrus auriceps at Tandayapa Valley, Ecuador. Accessible at

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