Tody motmot

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Tody motmot
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Momotidae
Genus: Hylomanes
Lichtenstein, 1839
Species: H. momotula
Binomial name
Hylomanes momotula
Lichtenstein, 1839

The tody motmot (Hylomanes momotula) is a species of bird in the Momotidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Hylomanes.[2] It is found in Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


The following subspecies are currently recognized.[3]