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Baryphthengus
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Rufous-capped Motmot (Baryphthengus ruficapillus)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Coraciiformes
Family Momotidae
Genus Baryphthengus

Baryphthengus is a genus of motmots in the family Momotidae. They are found in forests of South and Central America. Both species have a long tail, a black mask, and a plumage that is mainly green and rufous.

Species[]

Rufous Motmot (Spix, 1824) (Baryphthengus martii)
Rufous-capped Motmot (Vieillot, 1818) (Baryphthengus ruficapillus)
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