Heads up: this taxon concept is inactive. It has been split into Momotus coeruliceps, Momotus momota, Momotus subrufescens, Momotus bahamensis, and Momotus aequatorialis. View taxonomic changes

Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Momotus momota
    • Momotus aequatorialis
  • Spanish
    • Momoto corona azul
  • English
    • Blue-crowned Motmot
    • Amazonian Motmot
    • Andean Motmot
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • BCMO

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Blue-crowned Motmot Momotus momota [inactive]

Observer

callieoldfield

Date

May 28, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

Blue-crowned Motmot Momotus momota [inactive]

Observer

juanmanuel

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Blue-crowned Motmot Momotus momota [inactive]

Observer

chriswbrown

Date

July 27, 2006
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Description from Wikipedia

The Blue-crowned Motmot (Momotus momota) is a colourful near-passerine bird found in forests and woodlands of eastern Mexico, Central America, northern and central South America, and Trinidad and Tobago. As presently defined, it includes several taxa that possibly should be recognized as valid species, including the Andean Motmot (or Highland Motmot), Momotus aequatorialis.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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