The long-tailed, or resplendent, trogon (Pharomachus mocinno
, formerly Trogon resplendens
), native of Southern Mexico and Central America. Called also quetzal
, and golden trogon
. [1913 Webster
" The male is remarkable for the brilliant metallic green and gold colors of his plumage, and for his extremely long plumes, which often exceed three feet in length."