The resplendent quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno) is a bird in the trogon family. It is found from Chiapas, Mexico to western Panama (unlike the other quetzals of.
Dayer, Ashley A.. Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology;.
Conservation efforts of a close relative, resplendent quetzals (Pharomachrus moccino), have shown that breeding rates are low and that lifespan is short in. For example: antlers, elongated tails, special spurs. They generally nest in the unlined cavities of Pharomachrus trees or decaying tree stumps with a single entrance. Glossary Coverts Usually small feathers concealing the bases of larger primary feathers, particularly of Pharomachrus wings or tail. Biology and Conservation of the Quetzal. Pawn stars cancellation, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.