16 May, 2011

Rufous Motmot

Scientific Name: Baryphthengus martii

Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status

Range / Habitat: Found in tropical lowland moist forest from from Central America down through southwestern Brazil.

Field Notes: Large motmot with rufous head, neck, chest. Black face mask and central chest spot. Green wings and tail. Broad-billed Motmot smaller with rufous restricted to head and neck and turquoise tuft below bill.

Personal Notes: Seen at Arenal Hanging Bridges

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