Trinidad Motmot Momotus bahamensis

  • Order: Coraciiformes
  • Family: Momotidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Thomas S. Schulenberg
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Diet and Foraging

Diet

Primarily insectivorous; specific prey items include beetles, cockroaches, centipedes, stick-insects, millipedes, and scorpions, and also may take small reptiles "or even birds" (ffrench 1991). Takes at least some fruit as well, such as berries of Sloanea (ffrench 1991).

Foraging Behavior

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Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. (2011). Trinidad Motmot (Momotus bahamensis), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.trimot1.01