Turquoise-browed Motmot

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The Turquoise-browed motmot is a South American bird that is found in the Andes Mountains.

This brightly coloured bird is known for its long tail feathers and unique vocalisation.

The motmot gets its name from the two blue stripes on its head that resemble eyebrows.

These birds can be found in a variety of habitats, including forests, meadows, and even urban areas.

They feed on a variety of insects, including beetles, crickets, and grasshoppers.

Animal population
50 000 – 499 999
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IUCN Classification
Least Concern (LC)
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Geeky Facts about the Turquoise-browed Motmot

Fact 1

It has been chosen as the national bird of both El Salvador and Nicaragua.

Fact 2

It wag displays its tail to notify its predator that it has been seen and hunting is impossible.

Fact 3

It has a mostly green body and the flight feathers and upper side of the tail are blue.

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