Tody Motmot

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Tody Motmot

The Tody Motmot (Hylomanes momotula) is found from south Mexico to west Colombia. It frequents shady understory of moist evergreen forest, along dark ravines in lowlands. Adults are 16 cm (6 inches) in height and 32 g in weight.

Its forehead and forecrown are olive-green, shading to dull dark rufous over rest of crown and hindneck. Rest of upperparts are dark dull green. Wings and tail are more olive. Cheeks, throat, and breast olive-green, tinged or mixed with brownish. Lower breast tinged with bluish, and feet pale olive. Upper mandible black, and lower horn-color. They eat butterflies and drangonflies.

Common Name: Tody Motmot
Scientific Name: Hylomanes momotula
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