Biodiversity - Resplendent Quetzal

  • Name: Resplendent Quetzal

  • Scientific name: Pharomachrus mocinno

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Trogonidae

Status:  Common

SIze:  36 cm  (with tail can measure 65 cm)

Weight:  210 grams

Elevation:  up to 3,000 meters above sea level.

 

Frequents the forest canopy in cloud forests.

Makes elevational migrations after birthing period from March to June.

Makes spectaular flights to pick fruits, catch small insects, frogs or small lizards.

Can be found on the trail to Chirripó National Park or in the Cloudbridge Reserve.



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