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Blue-crowned Motmot

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Blue-crowned Motmot

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Alternate name
Momotus momota Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Momotidae Family   
41cm Length
Forest, plantations, gardens & shoreline, below 2,400 m, in: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago & Venezuela Habitat-Altitude-Range
2-4 white eggs incubated by both parents. Eggs are laid in a tunnel. Clutch  
Invertebrates, small vertebrates & fruit. Food   Diet
1056 World Number

Least Concern



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Blue-crowned Motmot song
(Momotus momota)
Robin Carter XC1086
16-07-2002, Costa Rica

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