Ward’s trogon


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The Ward’s trogon (Harpactes wardi) is a species of bird in the Trogonidae family. Its range includes the northeastern parts of the Indian subcontinent stretching eastwards to Southeast Asia. It is found in Bhutan, India, Tibet, Myanmar, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Its common name and Latin binomial commemorate the English botanist and explorer Francis Kingdon-Ward.

The male has a red cap and belly. The rest of the plumage is dark red with black wings and tail. source

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