Russet-crowned motmot

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Russet-crowned motmot
Russet-crowned Mot-mot - Mexico S4E8487.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Momotidae
Genus: Momotus
Species: M. mexicanus
Binomial name
Momotus mexicanus
Swainson, 1827

The russet-crowned motmot (Momotus mexicanus) is a species of bird in the Momotidae family. It is found in Guatemala and Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and former forests that have been heavily degraded.