Turquoise-browed Motmot

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Turquoise-browed Motmot

The Turquoise-browed Motmot (Eumomota superciliosa) is found from southeast Mexico to Costa Rica. It prefers deciduous woodland and evergreen gallery forest, or savannas trees, edges of mangroves, and low scrubby thickets. Adults are 34 cm (13 inches) in height and 65 g in weight.

Center of throat black, bordered by turquoise stripe. Center of back rufous, belly pale cinnamon-rufous. Rest of head, neck, and body rich olive-green, darkest on crown. Bill and feet black. This bird eats insects, spiders, small lizards, snakes, butterflies, bees or dragonflies.

Common Name: Turquoise-browed Motmot
Scientific Name: Eumomota superciliosa
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