French: Toucan à ventre rouge German: Bunttukan Spanish: Tucán bicolor
Other common names:
Cayenne; error = south-eastern Brazil
SC, CE & SE Brazil (S Tocantins, C Minas Gerais and W Espírito Santo to NC Rio Grande do Sul) to E Paraguay and N Argentina (E Formosa, E Chaco#R, Corrientes, Misiones).
42–48 cm; 265–400 g (averages larger towards S). Both sexes are glossy black from forehead to tail, except red uppertail-coverts; sides of face, most of bib... read more
Sometimes long series of noisy honking “grrekk” notes, higher-pitched than similar... read more
Inhabits subtropical and tropical montane and submontane forest, also some second-growth scrub,... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on fruits, such as those of introduced Ardiontophoenix, Cabralea, Didymopanax, the palm Euterpes... read more
Season Oct–Feb in S, Jan–Jun farther N; has been recorded laying 3 clutches in 5 months in captivity. Often in territories,... read more
Downslope movements occur, especially in S, in Jun–Jul, birds moving into plantations of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (LEAST CONCERN). Probably reasonably common in general. Occurs in various protected areas, e.g. Itatiaia National Park (Brazil), Estancia San Antonio... read more
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