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Papagayo Bay, Guanacaste
Costa Rica


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/200, f/6.3, ISO 3200 
Image size 489 x 667 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Schwarzkopftrogon Dutch  Zwartkoptrogon
Italian  Trogone testanera Spanish  Trogón Cabecinegro


In Costa Rica, the association of a pale-blue orbital ring, a blue-grey bill and a yellow belly identifies a male Black-headed Trogon.

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Black-headed Trogon male
Trogon melanocephalus
Trogon ŕ tęte noire

Jean-Michel PAULUS