All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b>Orange-bellied Trogon</b> 
"Trogón vientrianaranjado"
<em>Harpactes oreskios</em>
Monteverde, Costa Rica
Feb. 27, 2011

This gorgeous fellow was perched in a tree near the restaurant where we ate lunch one afternoon in Monteverde. Besides pos...
Orange-bellied Trogon
"Trogón vientrianaranjado"
Harpactes oreskios
Monteverde, Costa Rica
Feb. 27, 2011

This gorgeous fellow was perched in a tree near the restaurant where we ate lunch one afternoon in Monteverde. Besides posing for our group, he also stuck around when a large group of French tourists swarmed the windows near the tree!
We were happy to see this bird, the Resplendent Quetzal, a close relative, eluded us on the trip.

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