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Collared aracari (juvenile)

Pteroglossus torquatus

Description:

Abundant in the lowlands along the Caribbean slope; the collared aracari (tucán collarejo, in spanish) can sometimes be seen up to 1.200m high at the southeast region of Costa Rica. They feed on fruits, lizards and insects, and some little birds from time to time.

Habitat:

Canopy and forest edges, old secondary forests and cacao plantations.

Notes:

Juvenile collared aracari waiting for his/her mom to bring some food.

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4 Comments

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 6 years ago

Thanks, Ava T-B!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 6 years ago

Wonderful pictures!

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 6 years ago

Thanks, Neil!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 6 years ago

Excellent spotting, Ignacio, and beautiful photos.

Ignacio Gamboa
Spotted by
Ignacio Gamboa

San José, San José, Costa Rica

Spotted on Aug 17, 2014
Submitted on Aug 17, 2014

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