Birds of Colombia

    PICIFORMES: Ramphastidae (Toucans)  
Genus: Aulacorhynchus (5 species, 11 worldwide)


White-throated Toucanet
White-throated Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus albivitta lautus)
Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Colombia
  Santa Marta race.
   
Photograph by Nigel Voaden   © All Rights Reserved.

White-throated Toucanet
White-throated Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus albivitta phaeolaemus)
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

Now includes the similar Grey-throated Toucanet of the Pacific slope, and the somewhat different looking Santa Marta Toucanet.

Blue-throated Toucanet
Blue-throated Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus caeruleogularis)
Costa Rica  
   

Split from the Emerald Toucanet and now includes the Violet-throated Toucanet on the Colombia/Panama border.

Chestnut-tipped Toucanet
Chestnut-tipped Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus derbianus)
Old Loja-Zamora Highway, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Note chestnut tip to bill and tail.

Crimson-rumped Toucanet
Crimson-rumped Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus haematopygus)
 
   

A slightly larger toucanet found mostly on the western Andean slope.

Groove-billed Toucanet
Groove-billed Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus sulcatus)
Parque del Este, Caracas, Venezuela  
   


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