baryphthengus

Rufous-capped Motmot (Baryphthengus ruficapillus) by Rodrigo Conte

Location: Botanical Gardens of Brasilia - Brazil. The species is known in Brazil as “juruva-verde”. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Coraciiformes Family: Momotidae Genus: Baryphthengus Cabanis & Heine, 1859 Species: B. ruficapillus (Vieillot, 1818) Binomial name: Baryphthengus ruficapillus