Archive for 'Momotidae'

Rufous Motmot (Baryphthengus martii)

Rufous Motmot (Baryphthengus martii)

A beautiful species with a very unique vocalization that adds depth and mystery to the myriads of songs in the forest. Sometimes it will rhythmically move the tail like a pendulum in a clock. It sounds like this: Elevation: 1034 meters Aperture: ƒ/5.6 Camera: NIKON D5 Focal length: 700mm ISO: 5600 Shutter speed: 1/125 s

Rufous Motmot (Baryphthengus martii)

Rufous Motmot (Baryphthengus martii)

A beautiful species with a very unique vocalization that adds depth and mystery to the myriads of songs in the forest. Sometimes it will rhythmically move the tail like a pendulum in a clock. It sounds like this: Aperture: ƒ/4.5 Camera: NIKON D5 Focal length: 500mm ISO: 14400 Shutter speed: 1/800 s

Blue-crowned Motmot (Momotus momota)

Catching a glimpse of the beautiful blue-crowned motmot in front of its nest is really a treat, but with a frog in its beak – wow! That was amazing – thank you so much! Some call it Amazonian Motmot. It sounds like this: Aperture: ƒ/7.1 Camera: NIKON D4 Focal length: 700mm ISO: 2500 Shutter speed: […]

Broad-billed Motmot (Electron platyrhynchum)

The Broad-billed Motmot is common in Tinalandia and can sometimes be seen eating the Papaya from the feeders by the restaurant. If you don’t see them you definitely hear them. Their call is almost eerie. It sounds like this: Aperture: ƒ/5.6 Camera: NIKON D3S ISO: 3200