Malabar Trogon (Harpactes fasciatus) - HBW 6, p. 106
French: Trogon de Malabar
Spanish: Trogón Malabar
Other common names: Ceylon/Southern Trogon
Taxonomy: Trogon fasciatus Pennant, 1769, Sri Lanka.
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- malabaricus (Gould, 1834) - W & E peninsular India in Western and Eastern Ghats.
- fasciatus (Pennant, 1769) - Sri Lanka.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 13 videos
A ventral view of a male on a branch Locality Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka (ssp fasciatus)
Mike Edgecombe 28 February 2006 7 years ago 19 sec 4.6
A female on a branch. Locality Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka (ssp fasciatus)
herve jacob 22 November 2012 2 years ago 33 sec 4.5
A dorsal view of a perched male. Locality Kithulgala Forest Reserve, Kithulgala, Central Province, Sri Lanka (ssp fasciatus)
Eldert Groenewoud 20 October 2008 6 years ago 24 sec 4.2
Its red breast through leaves, then the bird leaving a branch Locality Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve, Kerala, India
Juan Sanabria 1 August 2008 6 years ago 16 sec 4
A side view of a perched male Locality Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka (ssp fasciatus)
Greg Baker 4 February 2014 1 year ago 12 sec 3.8
A perched female, from the back Locality Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve, Kerala, India
Juan Sanabria 1 August 2008 6 years ago 25 sec 3.8
PhotosSee all 23 photos
A dorsal view of a male perched.
Locality Karkala, Udupi District, Karnataka, India
RAM MALLYA 21 September 2011 3 years ago 4.6
A front view of a male on a branch.
Locality Khanapur, Belgaum District, Karnataka, India (ssp malabaricus)
RAM MALLYA 19 November 2011 3 years ago 4.4
Malabar Trogon Female
Locality Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, North Goa District, Goa, India
RAM MALLYA 14 November 2011 3 years ago 4.3
Male Malabar Trogon on a tree
Locality Ganeshgudi, Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka, India
Subramanya_CK 20 March 2011 2 years ago 4.1
A male perching on a branch.
Locality Vazhachal Falls, Chalakudy River, Thrissur District, Kerala, India
abhi2708 1 September 2013 1 year ago 4.1
Adult male from the back
Locality Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Ernakulam District, Kerala, India (ssp malabaricus)
Luis Mario Arce 1 March 2015 17 weeks ago 4
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