Christopher Taylor Bird Nature Wildlife Mammal Photography
bird photography
GALLERIES > BIRDS > PICIFORMES > RAMPHASTIDAE > BLACK-MANDIBLED TOUCAN [Ramphastos ambiguus]


Black-mandibled Toucan Picture
 
 

bird photography

SPECIES INFO

The Black-mandibled Toucan (Ramphastos ambiguus) is a native of the north of South America. Its is distribution ranges along the eastern slope of the Andes from Peru, north through Ecuador and Colombia, to Venezuela as far as the coastal ranges.

It occurs at altitudes of 100-2400 m. in humid montane forests, with a preference for the canopy and edge.

It feeds of fruits. It has a total length of 47-61 cm. The beak measures approximately 18 cm.

External links
  • Bibliography of online, ornithological articles which explore the natural history of the Black-mandibled toucan, Ramphastos ambiguus ambiguus.
  • "Ramphastos ambiguus" videos on the Internet Bird Collection
 This Piciformes-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.



                                     



HOME · ABOUT ME · GALLERY · STOCKLIST · VIDEO · SEARCH · PRESS · CONTACT · BLOG · NEW STUFF
nature photography
All images and video © Copyright 2006-2016 Christopher Taylor, Content and maps by their respective owner. All rights reserved.
bird photography