Keel-billed Motmot

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Keel-billed Motmot

The Keel-billed Motmot (Electron carinatum) inhabits from southeast Mexico to Costa Rica. It lives in tall humid forest, near gullies and streams, in hilly country. Matures are 32 cm (12 inches) in height and 65g in weight.

Its forehead is deep rofous, and abruptly separated from dark green of crown. Chin blue-green, with a large breast-spot back, and narrow black. Rest of head and body green, above darker and more olive. Lower breast and belly tinged with cinnamon. Bill black and feet dusky. It feeds on insects and fruits.

Common Name: Keel-billed Motmot
Scientific Name: Electron carinatum
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