Trogons and Motmots in Panama

It was a dream to see those very colorful Trogons and Motmots (you can click on the photos to enlarge).

Male Slaty-tailed Trogon (Trogon massena – Schieferschwanztrogon) at Parque Nacional Metropolitano:

Male Black-tailed Trogon (Trogon melanurus – Schwarzschwanztrogon) at Pipeline Road:

Female White-tailed Trogon (Trogon viridis – Weissschwanztrogon) at Pipeline Road:

Male Black-throated Trogon (Trogon rufus – Schwarzkehltrogon) at Pipeline Road:

The Rufous Motmos (Baryphthengus martii – Zimtbrustmotmot) was so hidden in the Jungle first that I wasn’t able to take a photo. But then we saw another one:

A Blue-crowned Motmot (Momotus momota – Blautscheitelmotmot) at Parque Nacional Metropolitano:


More bird photos from Panama: Woodpeckers | Pigeons & Seedeater | Thrush & Monkey

~ by Natalie on April 9, 2012.

4 Responses to “Trogons and Motmots in Panama”

  1. Lucky you! So many gorgeous, colorful birds! Love the tail on that Momotus momota. Beautiful photographs!

  2. These are very beautiful photos Natalie, and you are very lucky to see these wonderful birds!

  3. Absolutely beautiful photos!

  4. @Julie G @prairiebirder @Cornelia Thank you all for commenting 🙂 Have a great weekend!

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