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Black-headed Trogon Trogon melanocephalus

  • Order: Trogoniformes
  • Family: Trogonidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: C. Riehl
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Demography and Populations

Little information. Population size not known but estimated to be between 50,000 - 499,999 adults (BirdLife International 2012). Lifespan, age at first breeding, reproductive rates, and determinants of population size are not known.

Parasites of Black-headed Trogon include the quill mite Syringophiloidus trogoni (Acari: Prostigmata: Syringophilidae) (Skoracki et al. 2013).

Recommended Citation

Riehl, C. (2012). Black-headed Trogon (Trogon melanocephalus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.blhtro1.01