Diard's trogon

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Diard's trogon
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Trogoniformes
Family: Trogonidae
Genus: Harpactes
Species: H. diardii
Binomial name
Harpactes diardii
(Temminck, 1832)

The Diard's trogon (Harpactes diardii) is a species of bird in the family Trogonidae. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Aplodermatinae is the African subfamily consisting of one genus, apaloderma. The Asian subfamily is Harpactinae and contains two genus, Harpactes and Apalharpactes.

Males are black headed and breasted with a pink breast line. Females are brown headed and breasted with pink under parts. The Diard's trogon eat caterpillars, beetles, stick- insects, locustids and other Orthoptera, and fruits.

The Diard's trogon breeding times range from February to August. February to mid-May in Malaysia; Mid-May to August in Borneo.

References[edit]

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  1. ^ http://www.planetofbirds.com/trogoniformes-trogonidae-diards-trogon-harpactes-diardii
  2. ^ http://www.hbw.com/species/diards-trogon-harpactes-diardii