French: Trogon damoiseau German: Rosentrogon Spanish: Trogón de La Española
Mountains of Hispaniola.
27–30 cm; 74·2 g. Male with bill yellow, mask blackish with orange eye, crown and upperparts green, with distinct white bars on wingpanel and regular white... read more
Song “kuh kwao”, “kuh kwao kwao”, “toca-loro” or “cock-... read more
Mountain forest, including mature pine and deciduous broadleaf forest, generally above 300 m and up... read more
Food and feeding
Diet consists mainly of fruit (those of the “parrot tree” being preferred) and insects; also small anole lizards, and invertebrates.... read more
Season Mar–Jul. Nest in stub or tree cavity, often abandoned nest of Hispaniolan Woodpecker (Melanerpes striatus), but also... read more
Descends to lower elevations in non-breeding season.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Hispaniola EBA. Formerly common in higher mountains, particularly in rainforest; only very local... read more
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