Ecuadorian Trogon Trogon mesurus

  • Order: Trogoniformes
  • Family: Trogonidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Thomas S. Schulenberg and Harold F. Greeney


Conservation Status

The IUCN Red List status of Ecuadorian Trogon is rated as Least Concern (BirdLife International 2012).

The relative abundance of Ecuadorian Trogon is assessed as fairly common in Ecuador (Ridgely and Greenfield 2001a), and as rare to fairly common in Peru (Schulenberg et al. 2010).

Effects of human activity on populations

As with other species that occupy forested habitats, Ecuadorian Trogon is vulnerable to habitat loss or degradation.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. and H. F. Greeney (2012). Ecuadorian Trogon (Trogon mesurus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.