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).
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VideosSee all 16 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 8 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 9 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 1 year 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 8 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 5 years ago 15 sec 4.4
A dorsal view of an individual perched. Locality Campos do Jordao, São Paulo State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 28 August 2010 3 years ago 23 sec 4
PhotosSee all 25 photos
Locality Serra do Tabuleiro State Park, Santa Catarina State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Cláudio Dias Timm 15 February 2011 20 weeks ago 4.8
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 20 weeks ago 4.7
Locality São Paulo State, Brazil
Samantha Klein 1 September 2012 1 year ago 4.6
An adult bird perching
Locality Puerto Iguazú, Misiones Province, Argentina
Miguel Andina 18 August 2010 1 year ago 4.6
2 birds on a tree.
Locality Pedra Azul, Minas Gerais State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Leonardo Prest Mercon Rocha 15 January 2014 7 weeks ago 4.6
Close up of an adult bird.
Locality Iguazú National Park, Misiones Province, Argentina
Carmelo López 6 November 2011 2 years ago 4.6
Voices or calls. Locality Moconá Provincial Park, Misiones Province, Argentina
Kini Roesler 21 December 2008 4 years ago 4
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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 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 0
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Bird singing on a top of high tree, in the Atlantic Rainforest. Locality Itatiaia National Park, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 10 June 1993 2 years ago 0