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Audubon shearwaterTrogons are found in warm, forested areas in North America, Central and South America, Asia, and Africa.

They live in trees and nest in tree cavities. They eat insects and fruit. Only one species of trogon is found in Cuba, the Cuban trogon.

The Cuban trogon is 10-11 inches in length and is the national bird of Cuba. It is a colorful bird with a green back, a blue head, a bright red belly, and a white chest and throat. It has a long scalloped tail, black and white barred wings, and reddish-brown eyes. It is found in forested areas across Cuba. In Cuba, it is known as the tocororo, or tocoloro.

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World Status Key
Least ConcernLeast Concern Near ThreatenedNear Threatened VulnerableVulnerable EndangeredEndangered Critically EndangeredCritically Endangered extinct in the wildExtinct in the Wild extinctExtinct
Status and range is taken from ICUN Redlist. If no status is listed, there is not enough data to establish status.

US Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in US Threatened in New Hampshire Threatened in NH Endangered in US Endangered in US Endangered in NH Endangered in NH Introduced Introduced breeds in nh Breeds in NH (Birds)
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife and NH Fish and Game

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Cuban Trogon - Priotelus temnurus   Least Concern North America image More Info Endemic
  Audio Credit: xeno-canto.org Laura Gooch  

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Cuban Trogon - Priotelus temnurus
  profile Photos Video Audio Least Concern North America
The Cuban trogan is only found in Cuba.
Source: Internet Bird Collection Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School