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Keel-billed Toucan

Ramphastos sulfuratus

Description:

This is large toucan, including the beak, has about 42 to 55 cm,( the large and colorful beak is around 12–15 cm and it is in fact a spongy, hollow bone covered in keratin, a very light and hard protein.). This bird weighs about 380–500 g . It is mainly black with a yellow neck and chest. It has blue feet and red feathers at the tip of its tail. The bill is mainly green with a red tip and orange sides.

Habitat:

Rainforest

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8 Comments

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SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 6 years ago

Love the beak!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 6 years ago

This is the best shot of a wild flying Toucan I've ever seen. Especially considering the brilliance of this particular species. Nice shot man!

ceherzog
ceherzog 6 years ago

Such a great shot!

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 6 years ago

Brilliant!

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 6 years ago

just epic!

Si tuve mucha suerte....

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

¡Que bonito, en pleno vuelo!

Jonathan Sequeira
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Jonathan Sequeira

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Feb 26, 2015
Submitted on Feb 26, 2015

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