French: Toucanet à croupion rouge German: Blutbürzelarassari Spanish: Tucanete culirrojo
no locality = Concordia, Antioquia, Colombia
Subspecies and Distribution
A. h. haematopygus
(Gould, 1835) – Andean slopes from W Venezuela (Perijá Mts) and N & C Colombia S to SW Colombia; possibly also E slope in N Ecuador.
A. h. sexnotatus
Gould, 1868 – extreme SW Colombia (W slope in Nariño) and S in W Ecuador (to Loja).
40–45 cm; 200–232 g (haematopygus), 141–200 g (sexnotatus). Green toucanet with red rump, rather block-like brown-red and black bill... read more
Series of variable, gruff, barking notes, “daakk” to “gggruk”, to 2 minutes... read more
Lowland premontane to montane evergreen forest and second growth, edges, dense thickets nearby,... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly fruits, such as those of Cecropia and lauraceous plants, palm nuts; probably also some insects and bird eggs; captives... read more
Jan–May, as early as Nov in Ecuador and S Colombia. Much singing, calling, chasing until pair established at start of breeding; both... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common in Colombia, where occurs in La Planada Nature Reserve and Río Ñambí Natural Reserve. Fairly common in Ecuador, where... read more
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