Sentence Examples


  • Brisson as a generic term, which has since been generally adopted by ornithologists, though motmot has been retained as the English form.
  • Linnaeus knew of only one species of motmot, and referred it to his genus Ramphastos (properly Rammphastus) under the name of R.
  • Brasiliensis by its native name "houtou," long ago asserted that this peculiarity was produced by the motmot itself nibbling off the barbs, and this extraordinary statement, though for a while doubted, has since been shown by O.
  • This is the Momotus brasiliensis of modern ornithologists, and from its geographical range cannot be the original Motmot of Hernandez, but is most likely the "Guira guainumbi" of Marcgrave.