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 Avidiversity  AVITOPIA - Toucans

Scientific system: Clements et al.

Familia: Ramphastidae

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The family of Toucans occurs in all tropical regions of America. The body length ranges from 30 cm to 60 cm. They have small round wings, a long tail, and a brightly colored, greatly enlarged beak. The long tongue is brush-shaped. Forests are their habitat. Toucans are very sociable birds. They live on fruits, berries, insects and spiders, the larger species also have eggs, nestlings and fish. They breed in tree cavities where they lay two to four eggs. Both adult birds incubate them and take care of them after they hatch.

Aulacorhynchus

     prasinus - Emerald Toucanet (6)
     albivitta - Andean Toucanet (4)
     sulcatus - Groove-billed Toucanet (7)
     derbianus - Chestnut-tipped Toucanet (3)
     whitelianus - Tepui Toucanet (1)
     haematopygus - Crimson-rumped Toucanet (3)
     huallagae - Yellow-browed Toucanet (2)
     coeruleicinctis - Blue-banded Toucanet (2)

Andigena

     hypoglauca - Grey-breasted Mountain Toucan (2)
     laminirostris - Plate-billed Mountain Toucan (1)
     cucullata - Hooded Mountain Toucan (1)
     nigrirostris - Black-billed Mountain Toucan (1)

Pteroglossus

     bailloni - Saffron Toucanet (7)
     viridis - Green Aracari (2)
     inscriptus - Lettered Aracari (2)
     torquatus - Collared Aracari (5)
     frantzii - Fiery-billed Aracari (2)
     aracari - Black-necked Aracari (4)
     castanotis - Chestnut-eared Aracari (5)
     pluricinctus - Many-banded Aracari (3)
     azara - Ivory-billed Aracari (4)
     beauharnaesii - Curl-crested Aracari (3)
     bitorquatus - Red-necked Aracari (3)

Selenidera

     spectabilis - Yellow-eared Toucanet (1)
     piperivora - Guianan Toucanet (5)
     reinwardtii - Golden-collared Toucanet (3)
     nattereri - Tawny-tufted Toucanet (3)
     gouldii - Gould's Toucanet (3)
     maculirostris - Spot-billed Toucanet (3)

Ramphastos

     toco - Toco Toucan (4)
     ambiguus - Black-mandibled Toucan (6)
     tucanus - White-throated Toucan (6)
     sulfuratus - Keel-billed Toucan (8)
     brevis - Choco Toucan (1)
     vitellinus - Channel-billed Toucan (5)
     dicolorus - Green-billed Toucan (4)

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