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Photo by Bjorn Svensson
Costa Rica, January 2005
Pteroglossus frantzii


Sexes alike.

Similar species

Collared Aracari differs for example in the bill coloration.


Central America: found on the Pacific slope of Costa Rica and western Panama (western Chiriquí).


This is a monotypic species[1].


Secondary rain forest, Shady coffee plantations. It ranges from near sea level up to 1,500 m (4,921 ft).



  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. BF Member observations

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