Broad-billed motmot

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Broad-billed motmot
Electron platyrhynchum -Panama-8a.jpg
In Panama
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Momotidae
Genus: Electron
Species: E. platyrhynchum
Binomial name
Electron platyrhynchum
(Leadbeater, 1829)

The Broad-billed motmot (Electron platyrhynchum) is a species of bird in the Momotidae family.

It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.


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