An Introduction to the Birds of Tropical America


Motmots and Kingfishers are in the same order, Coraciiformes, along with Todies and some Asian families.

Andean Motmot
Andean Motmot (Momotus aequatorialis)
Parque Regional Natural Ucumari, Colombia
The Andean Motmot is larger than most motmot species.

Andean Motmot perched
Andean Motmot (Momotus aequatorialis)
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia

Broad-billed Motmot
Broad-billed Motmot (Electron platyrhynchum)
Tatama National Park, Pueblo Rico, Risaralda, Colombia

Whooping Motmot
Whooping Motmot (Momotus subrufescens)
Minca, Magdalena, Colombia

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