French: Toucanet de Natterer German: Nattererarassari Spanish: Tucanete de Natterer
Patchily distributed along rivers, from extreme E Colombia (R Vaupés region) and S Venezuela to NW Brazil (R Solimões from Tonantins E to Codajás, and N to upper R Negro); reports from French Guiana require confirmation, as there is no evidence of occurrence in intervening areas.
32–33 cm; 148–165 g. Green above, with red undertail-coverts, and green tail tipped chestnut on central three feather pairs. Male black on head, and from chin and... read more
Growl-like, croaking “ggruuukk” notes, c. 83–86 per minute, recorded calls mainly... read more
Forested lowlands, frequently on sandy soil, usually near streams; also low open forest.
Food and feeding
Only fruits and fruit seeds found in stomachs; no other data.
Almost unknown. Season suggested as Mar–May in all areas, mostly Apr–Nov. Display similar to that of other toucanets. Eggs,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Range is not small, but apparent patchiness of this species’ occurrence gives cause for concern; reasons for presence in some areas and absence in... read more
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