Lesson's Motmot Momotus lessonii


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

Lesson's Motmot (Momotus lessonii), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/bucmot2