Aulacorhynchus atrogularis dimidiatus
English : Peruvian toucanet
French : Toucanet à gorge noire
Class : Aves
Order : Piciformes
Family : Ramphastidae
Notes : 2 other subspecies known
Adults can reach 31.5 cm in length for a weight of 200 g. Bill thinner than other toucans. Plumage green with red rump, black cheeks and throat. Bill yellow and black. Subspecies has dark red mark under eye and broader black area on bill.
Range and habitat
This subspecies occurs in east Peru to west Brazil and north Bolivia. Species also found in eastern Andean slopes of north Peru and central Bolivia. Lives in lowland and foothills humid and flooded forests, from 300 to 2200 m.
IUCN RED LIST : LEAST CONCERN
CITES : Not Listed
Status : The species isn’t currently threatened but occurs at generally low densities and is only known from precise areas. Vulnerable to deforestation.
Ex-Situ Programs : None known
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