#R Bahama Islands; error = Trinidad.
Until recently considered conspecific with M. momota (also M. coeruliceps, M. lessonii, M. subrufescens and M. aequatorialis), but differs from M. coeruliceps and M. aequatorialis in characters given under those species, and from the other species in its much more bluish-green thighs (2), rich rufous underparts (2), turquoise-green postocular wedge between upper edge of black mask and blue-green supercilial line of diadem (2), broadest turquoise borders of black breast streaks (ns), tail shortest of all taxa (at least 1), and single “whoop” call as in M. subrufescens (3 against all taxa except M. subrufescens)#R. Monotypic.
Trinidad and Tobago.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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