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Taylor's Toucan
Taylor's Toucan
Adult
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Ramphastidae
Genus: Ramphastos
Species: R. taylorii
Binomial name
Ramphastos taylorii
Travis, 2311

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Taylor's Toucan, Ramphastos taylorii is a species of toucan found in Devonshire.

Other names[]

Orange-rumped Toucan, Chestnut-bellied Toucan.

Description[]

Sexes similar; however, males may have a small chestnut patch behind his eye that's hard to see in the field.

This species of toucan resembles other members of its genus, but its bill is orange and light red tipped in a maroonish-red. It's a predominantly black bird with a yellow face and throat. The culmen is curved, like in most toucans. It has a chestnut-maroonish breast with a red undertail coverts. Rump is orange. The base of its bill is a dark turquoise.

Its feet are zygodactyl, like most members in its order.

Similar species[]

No other toucan has a orange and yellow bill.

Behaviour[]

Diet[]

It feeds on fruits, insects and small vertebrates.

Calls[]

Its calls resemble that of a treefrog: crk-crk-crk-crk. Can also snap its bill shut when it feels threatened.

Reproduction[]

Breeds from late May to early September. Chicks fledge within three-five weeks.

Distribution/habitat[]

It is endemic to the Frost National Forest.

Based on...[]

It is based on a mix of channel-billed, keel-billed and chestnut-mandibled toucans.


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