Birds of Colombia

    CORACIIFORMES: Momotidae (Motmots)  
Genus: Momotus (3 species, 7 worldwide)


Andean Motmot
Andean Motmot (Momotus aequatorialis aequatorialis)
Parque Regional Natural Ucumari, Colombia
  Very large, like the [Rufous Motmot].
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Amazonian Motmot
Amazonian Motmot (Momotus momota)
Botanical Gardens, Santa Cruz, Bolivia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A medium-sized motmot, and once called the Blue-crowned Motmot.

Whooping Motmot
Whooping Motmot (Momotus subrufescens subrufescens)
Minca, Magdalena, Colombia
  Smaller than the Andean and [Rufous Motmot]s.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A medium-sized motmot, and once called the Blue-crowned Motmot.


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