French: Araçari à double collier German: Ost-Rotnackenarassari Spanish: Arasarí cuellirrojo oriental
Other common names:
Red-necked Araçari (when lumped with P. sturmii)
no locality = north-eastern Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
P. b. reichenowi
E. Snethlage, 1907 – Brazil S of Amazon, between R Tapajós and R Tocantins, S to N Mato Grosso.
P. b. bitorquatus
Vigors, 1826 – NE Brazil S of Amazon: Marajó I and E of R Tocantins to EC Maranhão.
c. 36 cm; 112–161 g. Green and yellow with red rump, red nape and upper back, broad red breast patch. Male nominate race with blackish crown, dark brown ear-... read more
Series of “tik” or “tek” notes, tempo c. 13 per second, usually grouped in... read more
Inhabits lowland and hilly moist tropical forest, well-drained forest, and gallery forest where its... read more
Food and feeding
Very poorly known. Eats fruits of various species of fig, cinnamon and Cecropia; probably also takes some insects and vertebrates... read more
Virtually unknown. Specimen data suggest season Feb–Aug in much of range, later, Apr–Sept, in upper R Tapajós region.... read more
Probably resident, with only local movements.
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. No details available on population numbers. Common within Gurupi Biological Reserve (IUCN Cat. Ia; 2903 km2). Habitat probably being fragmented in some areas by... read more
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