28 December, 2009

Turquiose-browed Motmot

Scientific Name: Eumomota superciliosa
Order: Coraciiformes
Population Estimate: 50K to 500K
Location of Sighting: Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Date of Sighting: December, 2009
Notes: What a wonderful bird to spot in the trees (both in Atchun Chen, MX and on the road between Monteverde and the Pacific Coast of CR)! This motmot is much less common than the Blue-Crowned Motmot. In addition, the Turquoise-browed Motmot is small, has long bare tail shafts, and black throat marking.

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