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Red‑headed Trogon Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Harpactes erythrocephalus
Family : Trogonidae
Order : Trogoniformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : Red-headed Trogon is a brown forest bird with a long tail.Male:above with rusty-brown and below with pink.Its head,neck and breast are crimson along with a prominent white breast band.Female:cinnamon head,neck and breast along with a brownish-buff wings.Both sexes have crimson iris,bicolored bill and purplish legs and feet.Juveniles got a buffish-white lower breast and belly.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: porag(www.inaturalist.org/people/porag),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Jarmo Pirhonenmore information, please contact us.