“El Torogoz”

El Salvador Nartional Bird

“El Torogoz” El Salvador National Bird

Description:

The Turquoise-browed Motmot also called Torogoz by the inhabitants of El Salvador and Guardabarranco in Nicaragua; is a colourful, medium-sized bird of the motmot family, Momotidae. It inhabits Central America from south-east Mexico to Costa Rica. It lives in fairly open habitats such as forest edge, gallery forest and scrubland. It was declared by the National Assemby of El Salvador as the National Bird in 1999.

Descripción:

El momoto ceja turquesa es una especie de ave coraciiforme de la familia Momotidae. Que vive en Centroamérica desde la Península de Yucatán hasta Costa Rica. En El Salvador se le conoce como “torogoz” y es el ave nacional, declarada así por la Asamblea Legislativa salvadoreña el 21 de octubre de 1999. Mide 34 cm de largo y pesa unos 65 gramos, vive en hábitats bastante abiertos, como bordes de selvas, bosques ribereños y matorrales.

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  1. “El Torogoz” El Salvador National Bird

    Description:

    The Turquoise-browed Motmot also called Torogoz by the inhabitants of El Salvador and Guardabarranco in Nicaragua; is a colourful, medium-sized bird of the motmot family, Momotidae. It inhabits Central America from south-east Mexico to Costa Rica. It lives in fairly open habitats such as forest edge, gallery forest and scrubland. It was declared by the National Assemby of El Salvador as the National Bird in 1999.

    Descripción:

    El momoto ceja turquesa es una especie de ave coraciiforme de la familia Momotidae. Que vive en Centroamérica desde la Península de Yucatán hasta Costa Rica. En El Salvador se le conoce como “torogoz” y es el ave nacional, declarada así por la Asamblea Legislativa salvadoreña el 21 de octubre de 1999. Mide 34 cm de largo y pesa unos 65 gramos, vive en hábitats bastante abiertos, como bordes de selvas, bosques ribereños y matorrales.

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