Toucans

(Ramphastidae)

Class Aves Order Piciformes Family Ramphastidae

Thumbnail description

Medium-sized to large birds, instantly recognizable by their strikingly large and colorful bills; often associate in small flocks when foraging

Size

Number of genera, species

6 genera; 41 species

Habitat

Predominately tropical and montane rainforest

Conservation status

Endangered: 1; Near Threatened: 3

Distribution

South America south to northern Argentina

Distribution

South America south to northern Argentina

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