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AMAZONIAN MOTMOT [1 record]

Record 1 2012-03-27

English

Subject field(s)
  • Birds
Universal entry(ies)
OBS

A bird of the family Momotidae.

OBS

blue-crowned motmot: common name used to refer to the species Momotus coeruliceps.

OBS

According to some authors, all elements of names of bird species require capital letters except for hyphenated adjectives where the second word is not capitalized, for example, Black-crowned Night Heron.

Key term(s)
  • blue diademed motmot
  • blue crowned motmot

French

Domaine(s)
  • Oiseaux
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
OBS

Oiseau de la famille des Momotidae.

OBS

Selon certains auteurs, les noms des espèces d'oiseaux acquièrent une valeur de nom propre; tous les substantifs génériques de même que tous les qualificatifs spécifiques qui précèdent le substantif générique doivent prendre la majuscule, par exemple : Pétrel minime, Petit Butor.

Spanish

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