About the MotmotExploring the natural world with pencil and paper from high atop a one-story bungalow in the middle of Oklahoma.
Category Archives: birds
All I wanted for my birthday was a Resplendent quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno). The excitement this bird generates can’t be overstated. It inspires much grand hyperbole, often described as “the most beautiful bird in the world”. It is, technically, in the … Continue reading
In my townie neighborhood, a small stream trickles through masonry walls on a bed of cement. A heavy downpour doesn’t call it to life so much as flush its trash down the sewer. The city has constructed a path along … Continue reading