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Blue Crowned Motmot

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The Blue-crowned Motmot (Momotus momota) is a colourful near-passerine bird found in forests and woodlands of eastern Mexico, Central America, northern and central South America, and Trinidad and Tobago. They eat small prey such as insects and lizards, and will also regularly take fruit.  For more details from Wikipedia about the Blue Crowned Motmot please see this page here.

Blue Crowned Motmot 

This image was taken along the Pipeline Road in the Soberania National Park in Panama.

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