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Synonyms for motmot

tropical American bird resembling a blue jay and having greenish and bluish plumage

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We provide documentation in this note of the first known observations of nocturnal foraging by the Blue-crowned Motmot (Momotus momota).
We report opportunistic observations of a single Blue-crowned Motmot nocturnally foraging on aerial insects in the vicinity of an electric street lamp at Coopecabanas, San Jose, Costa Rica (09[degrees] 55' N, 84[degrees] 12' W; 910 m elevation).
Blue-crowned Motmot (Momotus momota) predation on a long-tongued bat (Glossophaginae).
Predation by a Blue-crowned Motmot (Momotus momota) on a hummingbird.