Birds of Colombia

    PICIFORMES: Ramphastidae (Toucans)  
Genus: Andigena (3 species, 4 worldwide)

Grey-breasted Mountain Toucan
Grey-breasted Mountain Toucan (Andigena hypoglauca lateralis) Near Threatened
Photograph by Dominic Sherony     Copyright and usage info

Grey-breasted Mountain Toucan
Grey-breasted Mountain Toucan (Andigena hypoglauca hypoglauca) Immature Near Threatened
Parque Regional Natural Ucumari, Colombia  

Found at higher altitudes than the more common Black-billed Mountain Toucan.

Plate-billed Mountain Toucan
Plate-billed Mountain Toucan (Andigena laminirostris) Near Threatened
Bellavista Lodge, Ecuador  

Local on the western Andean slope in Ecuador and Colombia

Black-billed Mountain Toucan
Black-billed Mountain Toucan (Andigena nigrirostris spilorhynchus)
San Sebastian Reserve, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia  

Found at slightly lower altitudes, around 2500m, than the less common and slightly smaller Grey-breasted Mountain Toucan.
Photo shownig red vent.

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