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Equatorial Motmot

Momotus aequatorialis Gould, 1858

The Blue-crowned Motmot (Momotus momota) is a colourful near-passerine bird found in forests and woodlands of eastern Mexico, Central America, northern and central South America, and Trinidad and Tobago. As presently defined, it includes several taxa that possibly should be recognized as valid species, including the Andean Motmot (or Highland Motmot), Momotus aequatorialis. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Momotidae
Genus:
  Momotus

Scientific:
  Momotus aequatorialis

Citation:
  Gould, 1858

Reference:
  Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1857) p.223

Protonym:
  Momotus aequatorialis

Avibase ID:
  6CAC15FBBC46544B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6CAC15FB

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 692717

Geographic range:

  • Momotus aequatorialis aequatorialis: Subtropical Andes of Colombia and e Ecuador
  • Momotus aequatorialis chlorolaemus: Subtropical e Peru
English:
Equatorial Motmot
Catalan:
Motmot dels Andes
Czech:
momot horský
Danish:
Bjergmotmot
German:
Hochlandmotmot
Spanish:
Momoto Serrano
Spanish (Spain):
Momoto Serrano
Finnish:
ylänkömomotti
French:
Motmot d'Équateur
Croatian:
andski motmot
Hungarian:
hegyi motmot
Italian:
Motmot delle alture
Japanese (romaji):
takanehachikuimodoki
Japanese:
タカネハチクイモドキ
Lithuanian:
Pusiaujinis momotas
Dutch:
Hooglandmotmot
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Bergmotmot
Norwegian:
Bergmotmot
Polish:
pilodziób wyzynny
Russian:
Горный момот
Slovak:
momot horský
Serbian:
Andski momot
Swedish:
andinsk motmot
Ukrainian:
Момот великий
Chinese:
高原翠鴗
Chinese (Traditional):
高地翠鴗


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Equatorial Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Equatorial Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Equatorial Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Equatorial Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Equatorial Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Equatorial Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Equatorial Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Equatorial Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Motmot d'Équateur ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Motmot d'Équateur ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Highland Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis)
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis)
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis)
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Andean Motmot ( Momotus aequatorialis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Momotus aequatorialis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Momotus aequatorialis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Momotus [momota or aequatorialis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Motmot dels Andes
Czech: momot horský
Danish: Bjergmotmot
German: Hochlandmotmot
English: Andean Motmot, Equatorial Motmot, Highland Motmot
English (IOC): Andean Motmot
Spanish: Burgo Montañés, Momoto corona azul, Momoto Serrano
Spanish (Colombia): Barranquero de montaña, Barranquillo de montaña
Spanish (Ecuador): Momoto Montañero (Andino)
Spanish (Spain): Momoto Serrano
Spanish (HBW): Andean Motmot
Spanish (Peru): Relojero Andino
Estonian: andi motmot
Finnish: ylänkömomotti
French: Motmot d’Équateur, Motmot d'Equateur, Motmot d'Équateur
Croatian: andski motmot
Hungarian: hegyi motmot
Italian: Motmot delle alture
Japanese (romaji): hachikuimodoki, takanehachikuimodoki
Japanese: タカネハチクイモドキ, ハチクイモドキ
Scientific: Momotus aequatorialis, Momotus aequatorialis aequatorialis, Momotus momota aequatorialis
Lithuanian: Pusiaujinis momotas
Dutch: Hooglandmotmot
Norwegian Nynorsk: Bergmotmot
Norwegian: Bergmotmot
Polish: pilodziób wyzynny, piłodziób wyżynny
Russian: Горный момот
Slovak: momot horský
Slovenian: gorski motmot
Serbian: Andski momot
Swedish: andinsk motmot, Bergsmotmot
Ukrainian: Момот великий
Chinese: 高原翠鴗
Chinese (Traditional): 高地翠鴗

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