French: Toucan à capuchon German: Schwarzkopftukan Spanish: Tucán encapuchado
Cocapata, Cochabamba, Bolivia
Andes in SE Peru (Puno) and W & C Bolivia (La Paz to Cochabamba).
48–50 cm; 222–380 g. Brown-backed, green-winged, blackish-tailed toucan with grey-blue collar across hindneck, black head including ear-coverts and throat; sooty-... read more
Song a slow series of “peeeeah” notes c. 1·5 seconds long, in regular to... read more
Wet temperate and uppermost subtropical forest, usually above range of most other toucans, c. 2400... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits, species of which undetermined, but various colours of seeds and skins of different sizes in stomachs. Forages singly or in groups... read more
Season estimated from Feb–Jun, perhaps earlier, to Nov. Displays, nest, eggs, and all other aspects of cycle unreported; generally... read more
Possible movement down to below usual altitude, perhaps by foraging independent subadults.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Bolivian and Peruvian Upper Yungas EBA. Until recently considered Near-threatened. Found to be surprisingly... read more
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