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National bird of El Salvadore - Torogoz

National bird of El Salvadore - Torogoz

Turquoise-browed motmot is the national bird of El Salvadore. Known locally as Torogoz, based on its call. Turquoise-browed motmots have a number of local names; Guardabarranco (Ravine-guard) in Nicaragua, torogoz (based on its call)in El Salvadore, påjaro relog (clock bird - based on the habit of wagging its tail like a pendulum when faced with a predator) in the Yucatan, pajaro bobo (foolish bird) in Costa Rica.

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Canvas prints and photo posters featuring stunningly beautiful wildlife photography. Our bird pictures are printed individually to order in high resolution with vibrant colours. Canvas prints are hand-framed onto natural pinewood bars, complete with wall hanging attachment and despatched in 2-3 working days. Our high quality photo posters are printed and despatched next working day. All of our prints will provide you with beautiful wall décor for years to come. If you would like any of our pictures as a framed print, please email us with your requirements and we will be happy to give you a quote.

Facts about Turquoise-browed motmots
Common Name(s): Turquoise-browed motmot, guardabarranco, Torogoz, Toh
Scientific Name: Eumomota superciliosa
Family: Motomots (Momotidae)
Length: 34 cm
Weight: 66.5 cm
Wingspan: 122 mm
Diet: Reptiles; insects, terrestrial worms, seeds, grains, and nuts, fruit
Habitat: Lowland forest, scrub forest, semi-desert, sandy banks near rivers
Distribution:  Central America 
Conservation: Least concern

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