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Brazilian motmot, Mómotus braziliensis.

Image ID: 820946

Brazilian motmot, Mómotus braziliensis. (1860)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Brazilian motmot, Mómotus braziliensis.


: Dalziel Brothers -- Engraver

Additional Name(s)

: J. P. -- Artist

Published Date

: 1860

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 19 x 14 cm. (7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "The motmots are so called because their cry resembles the word 'mot-mot' frequently repeated. The Brazilian motmot is a very solitary bird, being seldom seen except by those who care to penetrate into the deepest recesses of the tropical forests." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From Routledge's picture book of birds, engraved. Routledge, 1860) Dalziel Brothers , Engraver. Wood, J. G. (John George) (1827-1889), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- K-N

Source Description

: 1 folder (20 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 820946

Record ID

: 694300

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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