Mexican Trogon

Its natural habitat is subtropical and tropical moist montane forests. It prefers pine-evergreen and pine-oak woodland between 1,200 and 3,500 meters above sea level, occasionally lower,

The Mexican Trogon is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Mexican Trogon, Mountain Trogon Common Names in French: Trogon Montagnard Common Names in German: Bronzetrogon Common Names in Japanese: メキシコキヌバネドリ Common Names in Spanish: Trog�n Mexicano Description - Habitat Vegetation: tropical lowland evergreen forest, pine-oak forests, tropical lowland evergreen forest, pine forests, montaine evergreen More

This Mexican trogon can be separated from the Elegant Trogon by its black (not yellow) bill, lack of a white band between the green and the red, and a greater amount of white on the underside of the blue tail. "Ears" of male inconspicuous. A very rare visitor to se. Arizona (Chiricahuas). More

* " The Mexican trogon is much smaller than the former, being only a foot in total length, of which the tail occupies nearly eight inches. More

Mexican Trogon Mexican Trogon bird print by John GouldBookmark and Share Description: This beautiful, large-size print of Mexican Trogon is from a limited edition of Mr. Gould's Tropical Birds, published in London in 1955 (from copy #45 of only 1,000). Though he came from humble beginnings, John Gould was one of the most prominent ornithologists of the 19th century. More

the Mexican Trogon (Trogon mexicanus) and the Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno). On the Pacific slope of southern Costa Rica, I have not once in nearly two decades seen this trogon as low as 2500 feet; but it begins to appear as one approaches 3000 feet. More

(also in Mexico), "La Coita," the Mexican trogon, has inspired local farmers to change agricultural practices that cause forest fires. The resemblance to Smokey, it appears, is more than a passing one. Pleasure, Pain, and Family Planning Overpopulation exerts pressure on all aspects of the environment, a problem that is accentuated on island nations such as St. Lucia. More

Order : Trogoniformes
Family : Trogonidae
Genus : Trogon
Species : mexicanus
Authority : Swainson, 1827