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Golden-headed Quetzal
Golden-headed Quetzal - male
Male
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Order: Trogoniformes
Family: Trogonidae
Genus: Pharomachrus
Species: P. auriceps
Binomial name
Pharomachrus auriceps
(Gould, 1842)

The Golden-headed Quetzal (Pharomachrus auriceps) is a colorful bird native to highlands forests in South America. It forms a superspecies with Pavonine Quetzal and possibly White-tipped Quetzal.[2]

Other names

Golden-headed Trogon.[2]

Description

Similar species

Behaviour

Diet

Calls

Reproduction

Distribution/habitat

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Pharomachrus auriceps". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Golden-headed Quetzal". Internet Bird Collection. Retrieved 1-4-2015.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

External links

Wikipedia has an article on Golden-headed Quetzal.
Wikimedia Commons has images on Golden-headed Quetzal.
Wikispecies has an article on Golden-headed Quetzal.


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