Birds of Peru

    TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae (Trogons)  
Genus: Pharomachrus (3 species, 5 worldwide)


Crested Quetzal
Crested Quetzal (Pharomachrus antisianus) Male
Manu, Peru
  On male note green head with crest and white inside of tail. Perhaps a tiny bit smaller than the [Golden-headed Quetzal].
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Crested Quetzal
Crested Quetzal (Pharomachrus antisianus) Female
Perijá, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Anderson Muñoz   © All Rights Reserved.


Golden-headed Quetzal
Golden-headed Quetzal (Pharomachrus auriceps) Male
 
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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.

Pavonine Quetzal
Pavonine Quetzal (Pharomachrus pavoninus)
Reserva Natural La Isla Escondida, Orito, Putumayo, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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


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