Pareja observada fuera de su nido echo en un termitero, en un área de bosquer ripario.
Vegetacion con dominancia de encino y magueyes
Found at Selva Verde.
Trogon violáceo macho
The trogons and quetzals are birds in the order Trogoniformes which contains only one family, the Trogonidae. The family contains 39 species in seven genera. The fossil record of the trogons dates back 49 million years to the mid-Eocene. They might constitute a member of the basal radiation of the order Coraciiformes or closely related to mousebirds and owls. The word "trogon" is Greek for "nibbling" and refers to the fact that these birds gnaw holes...