Order: Trogoniformes | Family: Trogonidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonian, Brasil
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Southeastern Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Southeastern Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Amazonian, Brasil
Status: The Black-tailed Trogon is fairly common in floodplain forest in Amazonia. It reaches elevations of up to 1000 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Trogón de Cola Negra.
Sub-species: Black-tailed Trogon (Trogon melanurus eumorphus) J. T. Zimmer, 1948.
Meaning of Name: Trogon: Gr. Trogo= gobble, nibble, chew. melanurus: Gr. melas= black and oura= tail. A trogon with a black tail.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 11/09/2014.