quesal


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quesal \Que*sal"\, n. (Zool.)
   The long-tailed, or resplendent, trogon ({Pharomachus
   mocinno}, formerly Trogon resplendens), native of Southern
   Mexico and Central America. Called also quetzal, and
   golden trogon.
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   Note: 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.
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