Masked Trogon Trogon personatus
Male Masked Trogon, Montezuma, Tatama, Risaralda, Colombia, April 2012 - click for larger image Colombia
April 2012

The Masked Trogon is distributed in the Andes from western Venezuela to Bolivia with disjunct populations around the Roraima area of Brazil and Guyana. See the distribution map at NatureServe. It is found in forest and forest edges mainly between 1,000 and 2,500 metres.

It feeds on fruit and insects and, in photo 2 has caught a large, hairy caterpillar.

Male Masked Trogon, Rio Blanco, Caldas, Colombia, April 2012 - click for larger image

Male Masked Trogon, Montezuma, Tatama, Risaralda, Colombia, April 2012 - click for larger image
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