Green-billed Toucan

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Common Name: Green-billed Toucan
Scientific Name: Ramphastos dicolorus

Size: 16 - 18 inches (40-46 cm)

Habitat: South America. Found in southern and eastern Brazil, eastern Paraguay and far north-eastern Argentina. It is primarily found in montane Atlantic Forests.

Status: Least Concern. Global Population: Population size has not been quantified but this species’ population appears to be in decline. Despite the fact that the population trend appears to be decreasing, the decline is not believed to be sufficiently rapid to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable.

Diet: Fruits, insects, frogs, lizards and bird eggs.

Nesting: Its beak is one of the shortest of Ramphastos toucans at only about 10 cm (4 in) in length. Its breast is actually orange, with yellow at the sides. The beak is mostly pale greenish-horn, leading to its common name.

Cool Facts: It is also known as the or Red-breasted Toucan. It is one of the smallest species of Ramphastos toucans, weighing 265-400 grams.


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