Red-breasted Toucan Ramphastos dicolorus

Brazilian name:
Tucano-de-bico-verde
Red-breasted Toucan, Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 2008 - click for larger image Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
November 2008

The Red-breasted Toucan is distributed in south-central and south-eastern Brazil, eastern Paraguay and northern Argentina.
Red-breasted Toucan, Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 2008 - click for larger image It is found in the Atlantic Rain Forest as well as in surrounding secondary growth and grassland with trees in the Pantanal.

The bill is green to green-yellow and upperparts are black except for the rump. The chin and breast are whitish-yellow with an orange centre while the lower breast, belly and vent are dark red.
Red-breasted Toucan, Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 2008 - click for larger image There are recordings on xeno-canto, a distribution map from NatureServe and additional information available via Avibase.
Red-breasted Toucan, Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 2008 - click for larger image
Red-breasted Toucan, Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 2008 - click for larger image
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