Hispaniolan trogon

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Hispaniolan trogon
Priotelus roseigaster.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Trogoniformes
Family: Trogonidae
Genus: Priotelus
Species: P. roseigaster
Binomial name
Priotelus roseigaster
(Vieillot, 1817)
Synonyms

Temnotrogon roseigaster

The Hispaniolan trogon (Priotelus roseigaster) is a species of bird in the Trogonidae family. It is the national bird of Haiti. It is found on the island of Hispaniola shared by Haiti and the neighboring Dominican Republic. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and what is now heavily degraded forest. It is threatened by habitat loss. It has been sighted in the upper altitudes in the forests of Haiti's mountain ranges and is confined to several areas in the country's protected areas.

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