French: Araçari vert German: Grünarassari Spanish: Arasarí verde
E Venezuela (Delta Amacuro S to E Amazonas) E through the Guianas, and S to N Brazil (S to Amazon, W to NE Amazonas and R Negro#R).
30–39 cm; 110–162 g. Distinctive, small toucan, green above and yellow below, with red rump. Male with black head; bill yellow above, black below, with orange to... read more
Rattling “brididididit”, 1–6 per second, some more rattling as “dddddt... read more
Lowland forest including sand-ridge forest, riverine forest in savanna country, tall second-growth... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly fruits, such as figs, and fruits of Cecropia, palm (Oenocarpus) and others, dispersing their seeds widely;... read more
Generally Feb–Jun; Oct–Apr near Amazon mouth. Breeds in pairs. Male courtship-feeds female, calls with tail cocked, often... read more
Presumed to be sedentary.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Species’ small size and its ability to use secondary forest should be positive factors in its conservation. Occurs in Imataca Forest... read more
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