Lettered Aracari

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

The Lettered Aracari (Pteroglossus inscriptus) is a species of bird in the Ramphastidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, and heavily degraded former forest. It is one of the smaller toucans, weighing 130 g (4.6 oz) and being 29 cm (11.5 inches) in length. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Pteroglossus inscriptus. More

Toucans range in size from the Lettered Aracari at 4.6 oz and the Toco Toucan at 1.5 pounds. Average height is 24 to 26 inches. Toucans are very noisy birds. Toucans like to eat nuts, berries, and fruit. Toucans live in Central and South American rainforests. The toucan's beak is light and made of keratin, just like a human's fingernails. Here are some links for you for more information on Toucans: http://www.toucans.net/Gallery/ToucanBir… http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toucan http://animals.nationalgeographic. More

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range from the small Lettered Aracari at 11.5 inches (29 cm) to the large Toco Toucan, whose body measures 29 inches (63 cm). Toucans have compact bodies, rounded tails that can equal the entire length of the body, and short, thick necks. Because toucans are not long-distance fliers their wings are relatively small, and their legs are strong and short. People the world over recognize toucans by their oversized, colorful bills that have an average size of 7. More

Order : Piciformes
Family : Ramphastidae
Genus : Pteroglossus
Species : inscriptus
Authority : Swainson, 1822