French: Trogon à poitrine jaune German: Orangebrusttrogon Spanish: Trogón pechinaranja
Subspecies and Distribution
H. o. stellae
Deignan, 1941 – S China (S Yunnan) and Myanmar to Indochina.
H. o. uniformis
(Robinson, 1917) – S Thailand and Malay Peninsula (except extreme S) to Sumatra.
H. o. nias
Meyer de Schauensee & Ripley, 1940 – Nias I (off NW Sumatra).
H. o. oreskios
(Temminck, 1823) – Java.
H. o. dulitensis
Ogilvie-Grant, 1892 – CN Borneo.
25–31 cm; 49–57 g. Male nominate race with dull olive-yellowish head with blue orbital ring, rufous-chestnut upperparts and uppertail with paler rump, bold broad... read more
A phrase of 3–4 even-pitched notes, “tau-tau-tau”, with introduction of 1–3... read more
Inhabits mid-stratum and lower canopy of primary semi-evergreen and lowland and lower montane... read more
Food and feeding
Diet includes Orthoptera, cicadas, bugs, beetles (including Tenebrionidae), ants, stick-insects and their larvae, caterpillars; also... read more
Feb–Apr in Myanmar, Jan–Mar in Thailand; Jan–May in Peninsular Malaysia, where half-grown bird seen in Feb on Langkawi;... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Rare in Yunnan; in Myanmar, common in Tenasserim but scarcer elsewhere; common in Thailand, including in Doi Suthep-Pui National Park... read more
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