French: Toucanet à bec sillonné German: Blauzügelarassari Spanish: Tucanete picosurcado
Subspecies and Distribution
A. s. sulcatus
(Swainson, 1820) – N Venezuela (Falcón E to Miranda).
A. s. erythrognathus
Gould, 1874 – NE Venezuelan mountains.
33–37 cm; 131–200 g. Typical green toucanet, white-throated, with blue about rear of eye, undertail-coverts green-yellow, bill flat at base of culmen, grooved... read more
Song of barking-growling notes or croaks, vary in quality, “wik-wik-” to “waak-... read more
Humid montane forest, from upper tropical to edge of temperate forest, also second growth, forest... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits, insects, eggs and young of birds; few data, but reported as frequently raiding nests of birds, and as omnivorous. Forages from... read more
Specimens indicate breeding Mar–Jul, except May–Aug in NE Venezuela, but also reported to breed Feb–May and Oct in Henri... read more
None specifically reported, but in Venezuela considered to occasionally wander to drier woodland at... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. No detailed information available on numbers, but species appears to be common generally in suitable habitat, e.g. in El Ávila and Henri... read more
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