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Chestnut-mandibled Toucan

Ramphastos ambiguus swainsonii

Description:

A toucan, medium-sized, with a big beak half-yellow half-brown. The chest is also yellow.

Habitat:

Spotted on a branch, over the shore of the Main Channel, near the town of Tortuguero.

Notes:

I don't know how it is called now, I found that it can also be named R. ambiguus...

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3 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

I think both names were still valid, since there is not from all sources a common consensus about the "new" name. I learned it myself some years ago.

Balulo
Balulo 7 years ago

Thank you for your clarification. The local guide I bought may be a bit old.

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Yes, today it is called Ramphastos ambiguus swainsonii.
http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species...

Balulo
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Balulo

Costa Rica

Spotted on Aug 6, 2013
Submitted on Dec 8, 2013

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