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Photo © Brian Gratwicke, some rights reserved
Gamboa, Colón, Panama (Google, OSM)
9.118368, -79.699695
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May. 07, 2012 22:49:41 -0400
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Posted by briangratwicke over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by hartvillestuff over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Gartered Trogon - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
loarie's ID: Gartered Trogon (Trogon caligatus)

BirdLife/IUCN splits these from Violaceous Trogon as there own species, does that seem right?

Posted by loarie almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Looks like that is the most recent view. Thanks Loarie.

Posted by hartvillestuff almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Gartered Trogon - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
hartvillestuff's ID: Gartered Trogon (Trogon caligatus)
Posted by hartvillestuff almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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AOU makes the same split. Apparently the birds in northern South America, Central America and Mexico are all now Gartered Trogon (T. caligatus) while the Violaceous Trogon (T. violaceus) is only in the deep rainforests of South America. Great catch, Loarie. Wikipedia even has the current info:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Violaceous_Trogon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gartered_Trogon

Posted by greglasley almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Gartered Trogon - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
briangratwicke's ID: Gartered Trogon (Trogon caligatus)
Posted by briangratwicke almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Gartered Trogon - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
briangratwicke's ID: Gartered Trogon (Trogon caligatus)
Gartered Trogon - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Gartered Trogon (Trogon caligatus)
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