16 May, 2011

Broad-billed Motmot

Scientific Name: Electron platyrhynchum

Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status

Range / Habitat: Found in tropical lowland moist forest in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, and Peru.

Field Notes: Large motmot with rufous head and neck. Black face mask and central chest spots. Green / turquoise chest, wings and tail. Turquoise tuft below bill. Rufous Motmot larger with extensive rufous on belly.

Personal Notes: Seen at Arenal Hanging Bridges

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