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Broad-billed Motmot

Electron platyrhynchum (Leadbeater, 1829)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum Liliana Chavarria-Duriaux 2016-03-15 Toro 1000 camp, Saslaya BOSAWAS, Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte (Nicaragua) (1000 m) song -

Cloud forest, bird singing in the canopy. Recording not modified.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

309665
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum pyrrholaemum John V. Moore 1996-10-00 Pastaza: Kapawi area, left bank Río Pastaza, Pastaza (Ecuador) (250 m) calls, song -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

257921
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum platyrhynchum Niels Krabbe 2016-11-04 Pichincha: Río Guaycuyacu, Pichincha & Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas (Ecuador) (500 m) song -

In fruit orchard

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

342222
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum GABRIEL LEITE 2012-10-04 Itaituba, Para, Pará (Brazil) (70 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

119526
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum pyrrholaemum Mitch Lysinger 1995-04-05 Sucumbíos: 'Sacha Lodge', n bank Río Napo, Sucumbíos (Ecuador) (220 m) song -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

260565
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum Peter Boesman 2009-07-23 Amazon Manu Lodge, Madre de Dios, Madre de Dios (Peru) song -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 544 side A track 33 seq. A)

222723
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum minus Yoann Blanchon 2017-11-13 Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Sarapiqui, Heredia Province, Heredia (Costa Rica) (40 m) song -

SennheiserME66-K6/ZOOM H2n

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

401765
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum platyrhynchum Olaf Jahn 2001-05-20 Esmeraldas: Agua Blanca, Río Chimbagal, Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (80 m) calls -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD Edited

playback-used:no

261822
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum platyrhynchum Niels Krabbe 1998-01-07 Los Ríos: Río Palenque, Cotopaxi (Ecuador) (300 m) song -

5 m up in lower canopy of humid forest. Reference: CLXXIB 204-215 Marantz counter (Elepla2). Krabbe & Nilsson (2003) (ISBN 90-75838-06-9).

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

238251
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum Don Jones 04-08-2002 Semaphore Hill Road, Panamá and Panamá Oeste (Panama) (100 m) call (A) - Perhaps a pair in contact; the notes with lower volume also have different character 15657
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum William Adsett 21-01-2011 Altos del Torreon, Altos de Cerro Azul, Eastern Panama, Panamá and Panamá Oeste (Panama) (800 m) Call (A) -   70705
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum platyrhynchum Patricio Mena Valenzuela 2001-05-28 Esmeraldas: Corriente Grande, Salto del Bravo, Río Bravo, Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (alt.? m) calls, male -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

275283
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum platyrhynchum Olaf Jahn 2001-03-00 Esmeraldas: San Miguel, Río Cayapas, Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (70 m) calls of pair -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

261823
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum Andrew Spencer 16-10-2009 Cristalino Jungle Lodge, MT, Mato Grosso (Brazil) (250 m) song (A) -   47898
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum Oscar Herrera Mena 2019-05-11 Sarapiqui, Heredia Province, Heredia (Costa Rica) (80 m) call -

playback-used:no

478564
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum platyrhynchum Olaf Jahn 2009-04-00 Esmeraldas: Awacachi Biological Corridor, Río Tululví area, Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (320 m) duet -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

261819
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum platyrhynchum John V. Moore 1993-11-00 Pichincha: Mindo area, Pichincha & Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas (Ecuador) (1500 m) song -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD Edited

playback-used:no

257923
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum platyrhynchum Olaf Jahn 2009-04-00 Esmeraldas: Awacachi Biological Corridor, Río Tululví area, Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (320 m) agitated calls -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

261820
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum Will Sweet 2018-06-25 Centro de Investigación y Conservación de Río Los Amigos (CICRA), Madre de Dios (Peru) (260 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

493669
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum pyrrholaemum Yoann Blanchon 2015-09-09 Hotel El Puente, Villa Tunari, Cochabamba, Cochabamba (Bolivia) (340 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

291055
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum platyrhynchum Olaf Jahn 1997-02-20 Esmeraldas: Playa de Oro, village and vicinity, Río Santiago, Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (60 m) disturbance call -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD Looped once

playback-used:no

261821
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum platyrhynchum Olaf Jahn 2009-04-00 Esmeraldas: Awacachi Biological Corridor, Río Tululví area, Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (320 m) agitated calls -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

261820
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum minus Alfonso Auerbach 2017-11-25 The Lodge at Pico Bonito, El Pino, Atlantida, Atlántida (Honduras) (120 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

394277
xeno-canto.org
Broad-billed Motmot - Electron platyrhynchum pyrrholaemum Yoann Blanchon 2015-09-09 Hotel El Puente, Villa Tunari, Cochabamba, Cochabamba (Bolivia) (340 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

291054
xeno-canto.org
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