Data for:
World
List:
Coraciiformes > Momotidae

Broad-billed Motmot

Electron platyrhynchum

Sign in to see your badges

Identification

POWERED BY MERLIN

Medium-sized forest dweller that sits motionless on horizontal branches in the mid-story. Head and breast rufous-orange with black mask and breast spot. Green back and belly; long tail. Most similar to larger Rufous Motmot; note size and greenish chin. Often found singly or in pairs inside forest, usually below canopy. Listen for single froglike call “aww.”

POWERED BY MERLIN

Statistics

Sign in to see your stats

Weekly Bar Chart

Choose a region to view Weekly Bar Chart

Range Map

Large map

Media

Top video

View all
Broad-billed Motmot

Birds of the World

Birds of the World logo

Comprehensive life histories for all bird species and families.

Explore Broad-billed Motmot