male; red belly and vent; black undertail; mostly green (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

Golden-headed Trogon
Pharomarchus auriceps

Native Range: South America

Notes: inhabits humid highland forests of tropical South America; solitary; serially monogamous; lays two eggs in the old hollow of a tree; eats mostly fruit and insects.

yellow bill; green breast and upperparts (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

frontal view showing the golden-green head (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

dorsal view; green above except for black wingtips (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

female; slightly drabber and shorter-tailed than male (Zoo; 2008-10-21)