A male on a branch.

A male on a branch.
Species: Resplendent Quetzal   Pharomachrus mocinno
Subspecies: costaricensis
Author: Nick Athanas
Date: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005
Added to IBC: 7 Nov 2008 - 09:46
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Altitude (m): 
2313 meters
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Nick Athanas, IBC937696. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/937696.

Extended version
Nick Athanas, IBC937696. Photo of Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno at Savegre Mountain Hotel, Costa Rica. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/937696.

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