French: Trogon échelette German: Sperberschwanztrogon Spanish: Trogón colibarrado
Santa Fé de Veragua, Panama
Caribbean slope from Costa Rica to W Panama, where locally also on Pacific slope.
30 cm; 130 g. Male has yellow bill and whitish iris; face and throat blackish; crown, nape, upperparts and breast green, belly to undertail-coverts rosy-red; vermiculated... read more
A rapid series of c.15 loud, resonant clucking “kwa” notes rising in pitch and volume... read more
Lower canopy and middle levels of humid and wet forest in foothills and on lower mountain slopes,... read more
Food and feeding
Various Lauraceae and other fruits, also large insects, and occasionally small frogs and lizards.
Recorded Feb–May. Nest is a cavity in a rotting stub or snag, occasionally an arboreal termitarium, situated 5–8 m above... read more
Descends from higher parts of range in middle to late rainy season.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Central American Caribbean Slope EBA. Uncommon to fairly common in Costa Rica; apparently rare, although perhaps... read more
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