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Keel-billed Toucan

Ramphastos sulfuratus


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.



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Thanks for the comments...

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 6 years ago

Such a great shot!

armadeus.4 6 years ago


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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