Trogons (Trogonidae)

Baird's Trogon (Trogon bairdii) - HBW 6, p. 113

French: Trogon de Baird German: Bairdtrogon Spanish: Trogón de Baird
Other common names: Vermilion-breasted Trogon

Taxonomy: Trogon bairdii Lawrence, 1868, San Mateo, Costa Rica.
Forms a superspecies with T. viridis, T. citreolus and T. melanocephalus; sometimes considered conspecific with T. viridis, differing from race chionurus of which mainly in belly colour and female's undertail pattern, with habits and vocalizations rather similar. Monotypic.

Distribution: Pacific slope of Costa Rica (N to around Río Grande de Tárcoles) and adjacent SW Panama (W Chiriquí).