Sumatran trogon

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Sumatran trogon
Apalharpactes mackloti-20040821.jpg
Male
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Trogoniformes
Family: Trogonidae
Genus: Apalharpactes
Species: A. mackloti
Binomial name
Apalharpactes mackloti
(Müller, 1835)
Synonyms

Harpactes mackloti

The Sumatran trogon (Apalharpactes mackloti) is a species of bird in the family Trogonidae. It was formerly considered conspecific with the Javan trogon under the common name blue-tailed trogon.

It is endemic to the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.

Description[edit]

The male is blue-grey with a red beak and a pale blue patch of skin around the eye.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Apalharpactes mackloti". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.