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Tango Mar, Guanacaste
Costa Rica


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/500 s, f/8, ISO 3200 
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Veilchentrogon Dutch  Violette Trogon
Italian  Trogone violaceo Spanish  Trogón Violáceo


Note the white, elliptical orbital ring of this female Guianan Trogon, which can further be distinguished from female Black-headed by its narrow barring on tail.


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Guianan Trogon female
Trogon violaceus
Trogon violacé

Jean-Michel PAULUS