Slaty-tailed trogon couple story in Costa Rica

Slaty-tailed trogon male enlarging nest, 16 March 2014

La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica, 16 March 2014. As I mentioned, a slaty-tailed trogon couple nests in a termite nest in a tree close to the entrance. The birds are enlarging their nest. The termites don’t mind them. After the resplendent quetzal, slaty-tailed trogons are among the biggest trogon species.

As we go back, the slaty-tailed trogon couple are still busy. It is the first time ever that they nest here.

Slaty-tailed trogon female near nest, 16 March 2014

This is the female.

Slaty-tailed trogon male near nest, 16 March 2014

And this is the male again.

Slaty-tailed trogon female, 16 March 2014

And the female again.

Gartered trogon, Costa Rica, 17 March 2014

The keys of nearby Selva Verde lodge depict a different species: the gartered trogon.

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8 thoughts on “Slaty-tailed trogon couple story in Costa Rica

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