Resplendent Quetzal

Resplendent Quetzal
Species: Resplendent Quetzal   Pharomachrus mocinno
Subspecies: costaricensis
Author: Paul Cools
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Added to IBC: 26 Mar 2018 - 18:30
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Altitude (m): 
2315 meters
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Paul Cools, IBC1480842. Accessible at

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Paul Cools, IBC1480842. Photo of Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno at Savegre Mountain Hotel, Costa Rica. Accessible at

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