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Order Trogoniformes


The Trogoniformes are trogons and quetzals. Members of this order can be found in the USA, South America, Africa and Asia. They feed on insects and fruit. They make their nests in holes in trees, which they have gnawed out themselves.


Author: Robert Davis
Last updated: 21/11/05

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