Blue-crowned motmot

Description
Motmots make their nests at the end of tunnels which are up to about 4m in length. These burrows are dug in to the soft mud of banks during the rainy season.
Accession Loan No.
14/1960/49
Collection Class
Birds
Common Name
blue-crowned motmot
Simple Name
bird
Full Name
MOMOTIDAE: Momotus momota (Linnaeus): blue-crowned motmot
Family Group

Collection Area Region
South America
Collection Continent
Latin America and the Caribbean
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Family
MOMOTIDAE
Genus
Momotus
Species
momota

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