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Keel-billed Toucan

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334339111_f7c3130b5b.jpg?v=0 (108124 bytes) Sulfur-breasted Toucan   Rainbow-billed Toucan Alternate name
Ramphastos sulfuratus Scientific name 
Piciformes Order
Rhamphastidae Family
48-55 cm length
Tropical lowland forest, mangrove, plantations & pastureland below 1,600 m. in Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
I-4 eggs hatch 15-20 days Hole in tree Clutch  
Mainly fruit also nestlings, eggs, insects, lizards, tree frogs. Food   Diet
Sociable playful birds seldom seen alone often seen throwing fruit to each other with their huge bills.       Habits
Roost in a hole in a tree World Number



view photos Photo by Mattijs in Central-America all rights reserved

Video by Michaell Peters all rights reserved

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 Keel-billed Toucan call
(Ramphastos sulfuratus)
Ken Allaire XC10080
01-01-2007, Panama


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