Brigham, Guatemala, The Land of the Quetzal (London, 1887); J.
The bird-life of the country is remarkably rich; one bird of magnificent plumage, the quetzal, quijal or quesal (Trogon resplendens), has been chosen as the national emblem.
The wonderful plumage of the " quetzal " (Trogon resplendens) was, it is said, reserved b y the Aztec rulers for their own exclusive use.
This cruise also features stops in Cabo San Lucas, Huatulco, Puerto Quetzal and Cartagena.
Later in the morning as we left Trogon Lodge we saw a sparkling male quetzal from the bus!
Finally, we headed into the cloud forest in search of the elusive resplendent quetzal.
Bonaparte in 1826, as Trogon paradiseus, according to his statement in the Zoological Society's Proceedings The Mexican deity Quetzal-coatl had his name, generally translated "Feathered Snake," from the quetzal, feather or bird, and coat!, snake, as also certain kings or chiefs, and many places, e.g.
Later in the morning as we left Trogon Lodge we saw a sparkling male Quetzal from the bus !
The figure depicts an Aztec priest plumed, with the feathers of the Quetzal bird.
cloud forest in search of the elusive resplendent quetzal.
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