The resplendent quetzal, Pharomachrus mocinno, is a Central American species that can be found in the canopies of moist, cool rainforests ranging from southern Mexico to Panama. It...
For the best-known species in this group, see Resplendent quetzal. ... Quetzals (/
kɛtsˈɑːl/ or /ˈkɛtsəl/) are strikingly colored birds in the trogon family.
The resplendent quetzal is an aptly named bird that many consider among the
world's most beautiful. These vibrantly colored animals live in the mountainous, ...
, also known as the resplendent quetzal
(Pharomachrus mocinno) is a member of the trogon family of birds
. The quetzal
lives in southern Mexico, Costa Rica and parts of western Panama. Quetzals
have green iridescent feathers on their body and a red breast. More »
Quetzal Classification and EvolutionThe Quetzal is a medium sized bird that is
found inhabiting the moist, tropical rainforests of Central America from southern ...
The Quetzal, reputed to be the most beautiful bird that exists in the American
continents, belongs to the Trogan family. The iridescent color of its plumage ...
Jun 9, 2012 ... Amazing video of a male and a female Quetzal birds, the mystical bird of the
Mayans, digging out a nest in a dead tree at Skywalk in the ...
What The resplendent quetzal, the brilliant bird found in the cloud forests of
Central America, was sacred to the Mayans and figures prominently in their
With stunning, inimitable plumage and grace, the Quetzal is named for its
splendor. The Aztec word, quetzalli, was used for this bird's tail feathers, and also