A male Elegant Trogon searches the ground below his perch for his favorite food -- grasshoppers.
Behind the lens.
In the winter, a couple of these birds can be found in southern Arizona. They're insect eaters, so they have to stay south where the winter is mild enough that the bugs to remain active. In summer, they move up into the mountains.
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