Red-breasted Toucan (Ramphastos dicolorus) - HBW 7, p. 269
French: Toucan à ventre rouge
Spanish: Tucán Bicolor
Other common names: Green-billed/Keel-billed(!) Toucan
Taxonomy: Ramphastos dicolorus Linnaeus, 1766, Cayenne; error = south-eastern Brazil.
No very close relatives. One of the so-called “croaking group” of Ramphastos species, along with R. sulfuratus, R. brevis, R. vitellinus and R. toco; possibly closest to R. sulfuratus. Has hybridized with R. vitellinus. Monotypic.
Distribution: SC, CE & SE Brazil (S Tocantins, C Minas Gerais and W Espírito Santo to NC Rio Grande do Sul) to E Paraguay and N Argentina (E Chaco, Corrientes).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 18 videos
A front-view of a bird perched, opening its bill Locality Parque das Aves, Iguaçu National Park, Paraná State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 10 May 2005 9 years ago 33 sec 4.7
A bird on a branch Locality Parque das Aves, Iguaçu National Park, Paraná State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 10 May 2005 10 years ago 30 sec 4.6
A bird feeding on a mulberry Locality Vila Rural, Calógeras, Arapoti, Paraná State, Brazil
Edson Rosa 28 July 2013 2 years ago 39 sec 4.5
A bird perched on a branch, preening Locality Parque das Aves, Iguaçu National Park, Paraná State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 10 May 2005 9 years ago 35 sec 4.4
A bird calling from a tree top, then it flies. Locality Misiones Province, Argentina
German Pugnali 12 September 2007 6 years ago 15 sec 4.4
One adult bird singing (Pousada Pantera). Locality Taubaté, São Paulo State, Brazil
Carlos Gussoni 5 February 2015 41 weeks ago 24 sec 4.3
PhotosSee all 28 photos
Locality Serra do Tabuleiro State Park, Santa Catarina State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Cláudio Dias Timm 15 February 2011 1 year ago 4.8
Bird perched. Rear view.
Locality Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Luiz Cavalcanti Damasceno 15 May 2012 1 year ago 4.7
2 birds on a tree.
Locality Pedra Azul, Minas Gerais State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Leonardo Prest Mercon Rocha 15 January 2014 1 year ago 4.7
In the breeding season, the male toucan provides fruits for the female to court her. If she accepts a fruit, she accepted him.
Locality Fontes do Ipiranga State Park, São Paulo City, São Paulo State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Daniel Fernandes Perrella 15 October 2013 1 year ago 4.7
Locality São Paulo State, Brazil
Samantha Klein 1 September 2012 2 years ago 4.6
An adult bird perching
Locality Puerto Iguazú, Misiones Province, Argentina
Miguel Andina 18 August 2010 2 years ago 4.6
Voices or calls. Locality Moconá Provincial Park, Misiones Province, Argentina
Kini Roesler 21 December 2008 5 years ago 4
Click to play
bird singing in the forest. Locality São Paulo Botanical Garden, São Paulo City, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 15 October 2015 2 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 0
Click to play
two birds singing on a topo of araucaria tree. Locality Ferradura Park, Canela, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 14 October 2014 1 year ago 0
Click to play
Bird singing on a top of high tree, in the Atlantic Rainforest. Locality Itatiaia National Park, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 10 June 1993 3 years ago 0