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Trogon
Trogon comptus (male) -NW Ecuador
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Trogoniformes
Family Trogonidae

Trogons are members of the Trogonidae family of the Aves class.

Characteristics[]

All trogons have a long tail, brilliant plumage, short hooked bill, and a humped back.

Occurrence[]

Trogons inhabit tropical and subtropical parts of the New World, Africa, and Asia.

Species[]

  • Elegant Trogon (Trogon elegans)
  • Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno)
  • White-tailed Trogon (Trogon viridis)
  • Narina's Trogon (Apaloderma narina)
  • Red-headed Trogon (Harpactes erythrocephalus)
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