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Chestnut-tipped Toucanet - BirdForum Opus

Photo © by Thibaud Aronson
Hacienda Armorique, Junin, Peru, 24 August 2022
Aulacorhynchus derbianus


Mostly emerald green with white throat and blue facial skin. Bill maroon and black, and tip of tail most often have a chestnut spot.


South America: found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia.


This is a monotypic species.
The described subspecies nigrirostris is not recognised by all authorities[2]. It was formerly considered conspecific with Tepui Toucanet.


Moist lowland to montane forests.


Mostly occur in the canopy


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Gill & Donsker 2011
  4. Birdforum thread discussing the taxonomy of Toucanets including this species
  5. Wikipedia

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