C/S:   Turquoise-browed Motmot
    Eumomota superciliosa
Av. Size:   13 in (33 cm)
Sounds:   ka-wock kawock (Peterson)
Identifying Characteristics:   turquoise blue stripe above eye, black eye and throat stripe edged in blue, black bill, rufous body, greenish back, flight feathers and upper sides of tail blue; racket-like tail ending in black-with-blue
Range:   SE Mexico, C America to Costa Rica
Habitat:   forest edge, scrub forest, makes its home in clay banks, cavern openings; often found near water source
Other Info/Notes on Photo:   tail often moves like a pendulum; sometimes referred to as pajaro reloj (clock-bird) for this reason; the Maya in the Yucatan almost exclusively refer to it as "Toh"; bird is more greenish in some areas