Emerald Toucanet

Like other toucans, the Emerald Toucanet is brightly marked and has a large bill. The adult is 30–35 cm long and weighs approximately 180 g. The sexes are alike in appearance, although the female generally is smaller and slightly shorter-billed. It is, as other members of the genus Aulacorhynchus, mainly green. The vent and tail-tip are rufous. The bill is black with yellow to the upper mandible and, in all except the nominate and wagleri groups , a white band at the base of the bill. The members of the caeruleogularis group have a rufous patch near the base of the upper mandible, while some members of the albivitta group have a rufous patch near the base of the lower mandible. The throat is white in the nominate and the wagleri group, blue in the caeruleogularis and cognatus group, pale grey-blue in the lautus group, blue or black in the atrogularis group, and white or grey-blue in the albivitta group. The eye-ring ranges from blue to red, in some subspecies very dark, almost appearing blackish from a d

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The Emerald Toucanet is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

subspecies of the Emerald Toucanet, in which case the scientific name of the Blue-throated Toucanet is Aulacorhynchus prasinus caeruleogularis. Contents - * 1 Description * 1.1 Adult * 1. More

The Emerald Toucanet, Aulacorhynchus prasinus, is a near-passerine bird occurring in mountainous regions from Mexico, through Central America, to northern Venezuela and along the Andes as far south as central Bolivia. Some taxa currently included in this species are sometimes split into separate species (see Taxonomy). More

the emerald toucanet is a small member of the toucan family * Aulacorhynchus – the green toucanets, such as the emerald toucanet. * Selenidera – includes what are often called the dichromatic toucanets, such as the Guianan Toucanet. Unlike most other toucans, birds in the genus are sexually dimorphic. More

Emerald Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus prasinus]) male in captivity eating a grape. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Aulacorhynchus_prasinus.jpg Author: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Demichels Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License". More

The Emerald Toucanet is a common resident breeder in forest and more open woodland, mainly at higher elevations. Small flocks, usually consisting of 5-10 birds, move through the forest in "follow-my-leader" style with a direct and rapid flight. Breeding / Nesting: The 3-4 white eggs are laid in an unlined hole in a tree, usually an old woodpecker nest, but sometimes a natural cavity. More

Emerald toucanet perched in the rainforest, Belize Zoo, Belize Keywords: animal, aulacorhynchus, beak, beautiful, beauty, bill, bird, bush, central, color, colorful, emerald, endangered, exotic, eye, feather, green, isolated, looking, nature, perching, prasinus, rain-forest, rainforest, rare, standing, toucan, toucanet, tropical, wildlife, zoo, Belize, Belize Zoo Price: Contact Us - SITE INFORMATION Licensing Privacy Policy Terms of Use More

The Emerald Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus prasinus) is the most widely distributed member of the toucan family. It can be found from Mexico through Central America south to Bolivia. As might be expected for a species with such as broad geographic range, there are many subspecies - at least 17. They vary by throat color, facial pattern, and the color and pattern of the bill. More

Emerald Toucanet (Aulachorynchus prasinus) is the most broadly distributed of the toucans. There are approximately fourteen subspecies which can be found from southern Mexico south to northern Bolivia and southern Peru. The Emerald toucanet is one of seven species of "mountain toucanets", all of which are mostly green, and vary in their beak and eyeskin coloration. The subspecies featured here(the only one in captivity), is found from, southern Mexico to southern Nicaragua, and is referred to as the white throated form. More

This is often considered a sub species of the Emerald Toucanet and can be known as the Blue-Throated Toucanet. They are found in Costa Rica nearer Panama. Posted 23 months ago. ( permalink ) view profile asmatias says: I got a picture of the same bird from the same place in San Gerardo but never this close. Sure, that place is a hidden paradise here in Costa Rica! Posted 21 months ago. More

The Emerald Toucanet is a generally common resident breeder in humid forest and more open woodland, mainly at higher elevations. The 34 white eggs are laid in an unlined hole in a tree, usually an old woodpecker nest, but sometimes a natural cavity. Both sexes incubate the eggs for 1415 days, and the chicks remain in the nest after hatching. More

Stock Photo: Emerald Toucanet (Aulachorynchus prasinus) on white background. More

Emerald Toucanet - image courtesy of Jerry Emerald Toucanet Emerald Toucanet Emerald Toucanet Here are two Saffron toucanets in the back, an Emerald toucanet in the front left and a Guyana toucanet on the front right. More

The emerald toucanet is a member of the toucan family ramphastidae, its range stretches from central to South America. Species Name halperchrj. More

Emerald Toucanet male in captivity Photograph by Demichels. GNU Free Documentation License. EMERALD TOUCANET FACTS - - Description The Emerald Toucanet is the smallest toucan. They are mainly green, and there are a number of subspecies have different throat color and eye ring color. Throat varies from gray, white to blue. The eye-ring may be blue, red, or almost black. More

vues AshenIdol — 29 octobre 2007 — Hal the emerald toucanet is a bit distracted by the camera as he plays. More

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Order : Piciformes
Family : Ramphastidae
Genus : Aulacorhynchus
Species : prasinus
Authority : (Gould, 1834)
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