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Ramphastidae

Saffron toucanet

Pteroglossus bailloni Photo by Celi de Medeiros (Flickr) Common name:saffron toucanet (en); araçari-banana (pt); toucan de Baillon (fr); tucán banana (es); goldtukan (de)Taxonomy:Order PiciformesFamily RamphastidaeRange:This species is found in south-eastern Brazil, from southern Bahia, through eastern Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro, and into São Paulo, Paraná and northern Rio Grande do Sul, and also […]

Emerald toucanet

Aulacorhynchus prasinus Photo by Larry Thompson (Discover Life) Common name:emerald toucanet (en); tucaninho-de-nariz-amarelo (pt); toucanet émeraude (fr); tucán esmeralda (es); laucharassari (de)Taxonomy:Order PiciformesFamily RamphastidaeRange:This species is found from southern Mexico down to north-western Venezuela and Colombia, and south along the Andes to central Bolivia.Size:These birds are 29-38 cm long and weigh 120-240 g.Habitat:The emerald toucanet […]

Collared aracari

Pteroglossus torquatus Photo by Ricardo Pasos Enríquez (National Geographic) Common name:collared aracari (en); araçari-de-colar (pt); araçari à collier (fr); arasarí acollarado (es); halsbandarassari (de)Taxonomy:Order PiciformesFamily RamphastidaeRange:This species is found from southern Mexico to northern Colombia and north-western Venezuela.Size:These birds are 39-41 cm long and weigh 190-275 g.Habitat:The collared aracari is mostly found on the mid […]

Keel-billed toucan

Ramphastos sulfuratus (Photo from Online Utility) Common name: keel-billed toucan (en); tucano-arco-íris (pt); toucan à carène (fr); tucán pico iris (es); fischertukan (de) Taxonomy: Order Piciformes Family Ramphastidae Range: This species is found in Central America, from southern Mexico to northern Colombia and north-western Venezuela. Size: These birds are 42-55 cm long. The males weigh […]

Black-necked aracari

Pteroglossus aracari Photo by Fabiano Guimarães (Aves da Zona da Mata Mineira) Common name:black-necked aracari (en); araçari-de-bico-branco (pt); araçari grigri (fr); arasarí cuellinegro (es); schwarzkehlarassari (de)Taxonomy:Order PiciformesFamily RamphastidaeRange:This South American species is found from eastern Venezuela and through the Guyanas, into Mato Grosso and Goiás in central Brazil. There is also a disjunct population in south-eastern Brazil.Size:These birds […]

Toco toucan

Ramphastos toco (Photo from Papagaios & Cia) Common name: toco toucan (en); tucanuçu (pt); toucan toco (fr); tucán grande (es); riesentukan (de) Taxonomy: Order Piciformes Family Ramphastidae Range: This South American species is found in much of the northern and central parts of the continent, from Suriname and the French Guyana, through Brazil, Bolivia and […]