Black Throated Trogon

The black-throated trogon, also known as yellow-bellied trogon, (Trogon rufus) is a near passerine bird in the trogon family, Trogonidae. Although it is also called “yellow-bellied trogon” it is not the only trogon with a yellow belly. It breeds in lowlands from Honduras south to western Ecuador and northern Argentina.

Black-throated trogon
Black-throated trogon

Arasari Acollarado – Collared Aracari

The Arasari Acollarado – Collared Aracari (Pteroglossus torquatus) is a toucan, a near-passerine bird. It breeds from southern Mexico to Panama; also Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela and Costa Rica. The attached images was taken in Altos del Maria in Panama.

Arasari Acollarado - Collared Aracari
Arasari Acollarado – Collared Aracari

Arasari Acollarado - Collared Aracari
Arasari Acollarado – Collared Aracari
Collared Aracari
Collared Aracari
Arasari Acollarado - Collared Aracari
Arasari Acollarado – Collared Aracari

Grey Headed Chachalaca

The grey-headed chachalaca (Ortalis cinereiceps) is a member of an ancient group of birds of the Cracidae family, which are related to the Australasian mound builders. It breeds in lowlands from eastern Honduras to northwestern Colombia (from South Chocó to the upper Atrato) at up to 1,100 m (3,600 ft) altitude. The attached image was taken in Altos del Maria, Panama, at an altitude of about 850 meters above sea level.

Grey Headed Chachalaca
Grey Headed Chachalaca

Grey Headed Chachalaca
Grey Headed Chachalaca

Common Potoo, Grey Potoo, Lesser Potoo or Poor-me-one (Nyctibius griseus)

The Common Potoo, Grey Potoo, Lesser Potoo or Poor-me-one (Nyctibius griseus), breeds in tropical Central and South America from Nicaragua to northern Argentina and northern Uruguay. This nocturnal insectivore hunts from a perch like a shrike or flycatcher. During the day it perches upright on a tree stump, and is completely invisible, looking like part of the stump because it stays so completely still as it perches.

Common Potoo
Common Potoo, Grey Potoo, Lesser Potoo or Poor-me-one (Nyctibius griseus)