Masked Trogon Male, Ecuador

Masked Trogon Male
Tandayapa, Ecuador   –   October 10, 2012
Canon EOS 7D   *   EF500mm f/4L IS USM   *   ISO 640   *   1/80 sec @ f/5

Trogons, despite their bright colors, can be hard to spot in the thick forest. But often they will approach closely, perching nearby while scanning for an insect meal, patiently posing for a portrait. Their calls often seem more distant than they are.

Photo ID: 20121010-23

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