Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Trogons :: Black-tailed Trogon

Black-tailed Trogon Trogon melanurus

Described by: Swainson (1838)
Alternate common name(s): Large-tailed Trogon, Ecuadorian Trogon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


San Lorenzo National Park, near Colon, Panama - Mar, 2005 © Richard Stern  Cristalino Lodge, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Apr, 2003 © Arthur Grosset  Caxiuanã, Isla de Marajó, Pará, Brazil - Nov, 2005 © Arthur Grosset  Caxiuanã, Isla de Marajó, Pará, Brazil - Nov, 2005 © Arthur Grosset  La Selva Lodge, Ecuador - Nov, 2005 © Lou Hegedus 
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Ex. s. Central America and ex. nw. South America. Amazonian South America. Ex. w. South America;
Three populations;
(1) C. and e. Panama to n. Colombia from Magdalena Valley to Cundinamarca and nw. Venezuela.
(2) W. Ecuador and nw. Peru.
(3) Peru.
(4) Brazil.
(5) E. Colombia, s. Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana s. through e. Ecuador, e. Peru to ne. Bolivia and Amazonian Brazil.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: John van der Woude


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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