Trogon melanurus (*)
Trogon melanurus Swainson, 1838
Animals in Menageries, in The cabinet cyclopedia p.329,text
The Black-tailed Trogon (Trogon melanurus) is a species of bird in the Trogonidae family. It is found in humid forest in the Amazon Basin, north-western South America and adjacent Panama. The taxon mesurus from western Ecuador and far north-western Peru was formerly considered a subspecies of the Black-tailed Trogon, but is now considered a separate species, the Ecuadorian Trogon.
* BirdLife International 2004. Trogon melanurus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 28 July 2007.
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