Birds of Venezuela BETA

    TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae (Trogons)  
Genus: Pharomachrus (4 species, 5 worldwide)


Crested Quetzal
Crested Quetzal (Pharomachrus antisianus)
Manu, Peru
  A bit smaller than the [Golden-headed Quetzal].
   


Golden-headed Quetzal
Golden-headed Quetzal (Pharomachrus auriceps) Male
 
   

Golden-headed Quetzal
Golden-headed Quetzal (Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps) Female
Manu, Peru  
   
Photograph by David Ascanio - www.abtbirds.com   © All Rights Reserved.

Male from back.

White-tipped Quetzal
White-tipped Quetzal (Pharomachrus fulgidus festatus) Male
ProAves El Dorado Reserve, Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Magdalena, Colombia  
   

Additional photo.

Pavonine Quetzal
Pavonine Quetzal (Pharomachrus pavoninus)
Reserva Natural La Isla Escondida, Orito, Putumayo, Colombia  
   

Not that different from White-tipped or [Golden-headed Quetzal], but note lowland habitat (under 1000 meters), and red bill.


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