Birds of Colombia

    PICIFORMES: Ramphastidae (Toucans)  
Genus: Ramphastos (6 species, 8 worldwide)



Yellow-throated Toucan
Yellow-throated Toucan (Ramphastos ambiguus) Near Threatened
Mutatá, Colombia  
   

A large toucan once called the Chestnut-mandibled Toucan (but has a black bill in parts of South America).
From back at nest hole in a palm.

Choco Toucan
Choco Toucan (Ramphastos brevis)
San Cipriano, Valle de Cauca, Colombia  
   

25% smaller than the [Yellow-throated Toucan], and always with a black lower mandible.

Citron-throated Toucan
Citron-throated Toucan (Ramphastos citreolaemus)
 
   

Most closely related to the [Channel-billed Toucan].

Keel-billed Toucan
Keel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos sulfuratus)
Rancho Margot, Costa Rica
  A medium-sized toucan with a beautiful bill.
   


White-throated Toucan
White-throated Toucan (Ramphastos tucanus) Vulnerable
Parque das Aves, Foz do Iguazu, Brazil
  A large toucan.
   

A large toucan.

Channel-billed Toucan
Channel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos vitellinus) Vulnerable
 
   

Similar to the cuvieri race of the [White-throated Toucan], but smaller.


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