Blue-capped Motmot Momotus coeruliceps

  • Order: Coraciiformes
  • Family: Momotidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Sophia Catherine Orzechowski and Thomas S. Schulenberg
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Demography and Populations

Adult Blue-crowned Motmots in Costa Rica are the host of a newly-described species of Isospora, a parasite that causes coccidia, or intestinal infection (Yabsley et al. 2009).

There is no information related to topics such as age at first breeding, life span and survivorship, dispersal, or population regulation.

Recommended Citation

Orzechowski, S. C. and T. S. Schulenberg (2011). Blue-capped Motmot (Momotus coeruliceps), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.bucmot1.01