Selenidera reinwardtii langsdorffii
English : Green-billed toucanet
French : Toucanet de Langsdorff
Class : Aves
Order : Piciformes
Family : Ramphastidae
Notes : 1 other subspecies known
Adults can grow to 35 cm in length for a weight of 200 g. Subspecies with golden yellow ear tufts and collar on nape. Olive-green wings and back, red rump. Green bill with black front half. Male has black breast, female’s breast is chestnut brown.
Range and habitat
The subspecies lives in South America, from north-central and eastern Peru to western Brazil, south to extreme north Bolivia. Found in dry and semi-humid primary forests and forest edges, up to 1500 meters.
IUCN RED LIST : LEAST CONCERN
CITES : Appendix II
Status : The species isn’t common and occurs in low densities in most of its range. The species is a forest specialist and could be impacted by deforestation.
Ex-Situ Programs : None known
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