Order
Coraciiformes
Family
Momotidae
Genus
Momotus
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SPECIES

Whooping Motmot Momotus subrufescens

Sophia Catherine Orzechowski and Thomas S. Schulenberg
Version: 1.0 — Published April 15, 2011

Breeding

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The nest is at the end of a long burrow or tunnel, as is typical of motmots. The location usually is in bank, but the burrow also may be placed on ground with that is "only slightly sloping" (Wetmore 1968).

Recommended Citation

Orzechowski, S. C. and T. S. Schulenberg (2011). Whooping Motmot (Momotus subrufescens), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.bucmot3.01