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Blue-throated Toucanet Alternate name
Aulacorhynchus prasinus Scientific name 
Piciformes Order
Rhamphastidae Family   
30-35 cm Length
Forest, shrubland, plantations & gardens, often near water, up to 3,000m in: Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
3–4 white eggs  incubation, 14–15 days, and care by both parents. Clutch  
Fruit, insects, lizards, birds eggs and young, various small creatures. Food   Diet
Usually found in small flocks, consisting of 5–10 birds Habits
833 World Number

Least Concern


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Emerald Toucanet call
(Aulacorhynchus prasinus)
David Bradley XC3240
15-7-2005, Panama

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view photos Photo by Pia's birdseye view all rights reserved

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Video by David Caro all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

Emerald Toucanet song
(Aulacorhynchus prasinus griseigularis)
Nick Athanas XC10765
16-02-2007, Colombia

Emerald Toucanet song
(Aulacorhynchus prasinus caeruleogularis)
Andrew Spencer XC31808
22-03-2009, Panama

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