Ecuadorian trogon

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Ecuadorian trogon
Ecuadorian Trogon - Ecuador S4E9606.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Trogoniformes
Family: Trogonidae
Genus: Trogon
Species: T. mesurus
Binomial name
Trogon mesurus
(Cabanis & Heine, 1862-1863)

Trogon melanurus mesurus

The Ecuadorian trogon (Trogon mesurus) is a species of bird in the family Trogonidae. It is found in deciduous and semi-humid forest and woodland in western Ecuador and far north-western Peru. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the black-tailed trogon, which it resembles, except for its white eyes. It does not currently have any subspecies listed in the Catalogue of Life.[3]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Trogon mesurus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Trogon mesurus". Avibase. 
  3. ^ Orrell T. (custodian) (2017). ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (version Apr 2016). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2017 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.