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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 1/640, f/6.3, ISO 400 
Image size 436 x 667 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Trogoniformes   Family  Trogonidae

Deutsch  Schwarzkopftrogon Dutch  Zwartkoptrogon
Italian  Trogone testanera Spanish  Trogón Cabecinegro


The female Black-headed Trogon is largely slaty grey above and on her head and chest. It differs from the female Violaceous Trogon by the wide white tips on the underside of the tail feathers.

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Black-headed Trogon female
Trogon melanocephalus
Trogon ŕ tęte noire