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Friday, May 13, 2016

BLACK-HEADED TROGON, HOTEL RIU GUANACASTE AREA, GUANACASTE, COSTA RICA

   Even though this trogon never turned around so we could see its front, we can identify this trogon as a Black-headed Trogon from the part of its face showing and from its back.  The key field mark is the dark eye srrounded by a pale-blue orbital ring.  Also indicative of this trogon is the black head, long and broad rectangular tail, bluish neck and back and black wings.
   The Black-headed Trogon is a new species to our Life List, which now stands at