Biodiversity - Blue-crowned Motmot

  • Name: Blue-crowned Motmot

  • Scientific name: Momotus momota

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: MOMOTIDAE

Status:  Very Common

Size:  39 cm

Weight:  120 grams

Elevation:  up to 2,150 meters above sea level.

 

This speices easily adapts to diverse habitats;  this species of Motmot can be seen in the forest as well as gardens.

Commonly perched, waiting for insects which it traps in flight.  While perched, it moves its tail from side to side.

Compliments its diet with fruits and lizards.





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Xinia Zúñiga

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