National Geographic : 1946 Oct
Land of the Painted Oxcarts 443 To Catch Wild Quetzals in a Butterfly Net Takes a Steady Hand This photograph, made at midnight 8,000 feet up Irazu Volcano, shows how close to the ground the quetzal sleeps. In a moment Alberto will thrust upward, and the slumbering female will drop into the net. This attempt was successful; often the birds escape. Light does not disturb the sleeping quetzal; noise and movement do (421).