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Crimson-rumped Toucanet

Aulacorhynchus haematopygus

Description:

Spotted in the Amazon rainforest section of the Vancouver Aquarium. Beautiful green, blue and yellow plumage. Dark beak with white band at base.

Habitat:

Very warm and humid section of the aquarium with tropical plants. Simulated Amazon rainforest.

1 Species ID Suggestions

lori.tas
lori.tas 13 years ago
Chestnut-tipped Toucanet
Aulacorhynchus derbianus Chestnut-tipped Toucanet


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4 Comments

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 11 years ago

Lovely bird,

lori.tas
lori.tas 13 years ago

No problem. Glad to have set you on the right path.

I'm sure the crimson rump is very cute.

travelingdiva
travelingdiva 13 years ago

Here's even more compelling evidence: http://www.zandavisitor.com/newsarticle-...

travelingdiva
travelingdiva 13 years ago

Lori.tas thanks for the suggestion! You put me on the right trail - in fact it is a crimson-rumped toucanet, but it's hard to tell as in these photos you can't see his crimson rump!

travelingdiva
Spotted by
travelingdiva

West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Sep 12, 2010
Submitted on Apr 5, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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