Keel-billed motmot

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Keel-billed motmot
Keel-billed Motmot - Sarapiqui - Costa Rica S4E0981 (26404351020).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Momotidae
Genus: Electron
Species: E. carinatum
Binomial name
Electron carinatum
(Du Bus & Gisignies, 1847)

Prionirhynchus carinatus


The keel-billed motmot (Electron carinatum) is a species of bird in the Momotidae family. It is found in Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and (formerly) Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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