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Emerald Toucanet

Aulacorhynchus prasinus


The smallest of the toucans, adults are quite colorful yet blend in to the treetops remarkably well. They are omnivorous, feeding on fruit, insects, lizards, and eggs or netlings ofother birds. They are important seed dispersers for several species of rainforest tree.


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Hunter Hebenstreit
Hunter Hebenstreit 6 years ago

Indeed it was!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 6 years ago

Very cool :)

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.30, Long: -84.80

Spotted on Mar 27, 2012
Submitted on Jul 21, 2012

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