Golden-headed Quetzal (Pharomachrus auriceps)

…a species of quetzal (a group of trogons) that occurs in the Andes of Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia. Golden-headed quetzal typically inhabit humid highland forests and are solitary. P. auriceps is sexually dimorphic with females sporting a duller coloration and a grayer head, and males sporting an iridesent green coloration with a golden cast to their heads. Golden-headed quetzals feed mostly on fruit and insects, lizards are occasionally taken as well.


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The resplendent quetzal is a gorgeous animal, with its long and colourful feathers. Equally gorgeous is its personality: introverted, sensitive souls, tolerant and conflict-avoidant. Sounds interesting? Then take a look below for more traits!

As Always, please visit the full analysis for full behaviour interpretation as well as in-depth explanations of each trait.

Written By: Ren, Dec 18, 2013

Personality Specs: 

  • Enneagram: 6w5, 9w1
  • Hogwarts: Huffleclaw, Hufflepuff
  • D&D Alignment: True Neutral, Lawful Neutral

Core Traits: These traits are absolutely essential to this form, meaning they have multiple behaviours that point towards each trait. If you don’t express these traits, then this form is not for you.

  • Socially Tolerant
  • Introverted
  • Low-Energy
  • Sensitive to Change
  • Cautious, Conflict-Avoidant

Inferred Traits: Inferred Traits are a combination of multiple core traits. They represent the traits one should expect this form to have, even if there are less behaviours to reflect this. These aren’t as inflexible as core traits, but if you don’t express these traits as well, this form is potentially not for you.

  • Anxious
  • Unaware
  • Passive
  • Non-Adventurous

Negotiable Traits: Traits thrown in for flavour and roundness of the form. This form may/may not express these traits, so they do not “make or break” the form if you do not see them in your personality, but the form may still feel incomplete without them being present to some degree.

  • Timid
  • Proud
  • Opportunistic
  • Procrastinator