Dorothy Patent explores the many facets of the shimmering quetzal bird, from its illustrious past to its life cycle and daily existence in the wild. Accompanied by Neil Waldman's luminous illustrations, this unique survey book examines an endangered animal that has a powerful symbolic meaning to a culture.

Quetzal: Sacred Bird of the Forest 1996, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780688126629