Whitehead's Trogon

The Whitehead's Trogon is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Whitehead's Trogon (Harpactes whiteheadi) is a species of bird in the Trogonidae family. It is found in Indonesia and Malaysia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes. It is threatened by habitat loss. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Harpactes whiteheadi. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 28 July 2007. More

The Whitehead's Trogon is a species of bird in the Trogonidae family. Physical Description The Whitehead's Trogon is a moderately sized bird. It has a red head with bronze on its upperparts and tail with dark grey on the wings. The breast is red as well and there is a distinct white patch under the chin. Its eyes are beady black and the beak is a blue-black color. Diet Trogons feed on insects and fruit. More

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more striking than Whitehead's Trogon of Mt. Kinabalu, Borneo (right; More

see a Whitehead's Trogon male with his most beautiful red head. Took a photo and then saw 2 females close by. Bird watching is addictive and I am amazed how some people do not seem to be interested, just happy to walk right on past and not look around in order to spot a wonderful sight. Absolutely loved Borneo with all the nature and not too many people around. Mulu, is great for butterflies, rainforest canopy sometimes makes it difficult to spot the birds. More

Male WHITEHEAD'S TROGON Mount Kinabalu - a late contender for bird of the trip, that was just edged out in the end by the pair of BLACK-HEADED PITTAS seen at Danum. Leader: Sam Woods All photos by Sam Woods/Tropical Birding Our Borneo tour this year was a little challenging, due to some unseasonal heavy rains that were an unfortunate daily feature. More

Order : Trogoniformes
Family : Trogonidae
Genus : Harpactes
Species : whiteheadi
Authority : Sharpe, 1888