Rufous Motmot

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Rufous Motmot

The Rufous Motmot (Baryphthengus martii) resides from northeast Honduras to west Ecuador, northeast Argentina, and south Brazil. It prefers tall humid forest, shady older second growth, and semi-open. Adults are 46 cm (18 inches) in length and 195 g in weight.

Its broad mask is black, and they have a small black spot on chest. Rest of head, neck, and breast cinnamon-rufous. Back, wing-coverts, and sides deep green. Belly and crissum are belly greenish-blue. Bill black, and feet blackish. This animal eats fruits, insects and spiders, small frogs and lizards, or fishes and crabs.

Common Name: Rufous Motmot
Scientific Name: Baryphthengus martii
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