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Toco Toucan

Ramphastos toco


The Toco Toucan has a striking plumage with a mainly black body, a white throat, chest and uppertail-coverts, and red undertail-coverts. What appears to be a blue iris is actually thin blue skin around the eye. This blue skin is surrounded by another ring of bare, orange skin.


The Toco toucan is at home in South America's tropical forests but recognized everywhere.

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Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago


sarahaw1981 9 years ago

Wonderful photo you have here, should enter it for the best of 2013.

chebeague2 9 years ago

Great spotting!

Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil

Spotted on Aug 6, 2009
Submitted on Jan 1, 2013

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