Male exiting nest hole after feeding young

Male exiting nest hole after feeding young
Species: Resplendent Quetzal   Pharomachrus mocinno
Subspecies: costaricensis
Author: megan
Monday, March 15, 2010
Added to IBC: 6 Sep 2010 - 18:26
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Altitude (m): 
2313 meters


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megan, IBC966142. Accessible at

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megan, IBC966142. Photo of Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno at Savegre Mountain Hotel, Costa Rica. Accessible at

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