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Red-breasted Toucan

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Alternative Name: Green-billed Toucan

Ramphastos dicolorus
Photo by LuizLocation: Ypê Hotel, Itatiaia National Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photo by Luiz
Location: Ypê Hotel, Itatiaia National Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


[edit] Identification

It weighs approximately 350 grams. Its beak is four inches in length. In spite of its popular name, the breast is actually orange with yellow at the sides. The red feathers are found on its abdomen. Its billis green leading to its alternative name of Green-billed Toucan.

[edit] Distribution

Brazil and Argentina.

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Habitat

[edit] Behaviour

Their diet includes mainly fruit, but also some insects.

Usually 3-4 white eggs are laid. Incubation for all species lasts 16 days.

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