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Golden-collared Toucanet - BirdForum Opus

Alternative names: Gold-collared Toucanet, Reinwardt's Toucanet

Female left, male right
Photo by xav
Napo, Amazon, Ecuador, August 2007
Selenidera reinwardtii

Identification

33–35 cm
There are two sub-species which have very different bill colouring.
S. r. langsdorffii has a black bill but with the base a green-grey colour

Distribution

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

Taxonomy

Subspecies langsdorffii
Photo by arthurgrosset
Near Tabatinga, Brazil, September 2003

Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • S. r. reinwardtii:
  • S. r. langsdorffii:

Habitat

Forest and forest edges.

Behaviour

Diet

Their diet consists of fruit, particularly figs and some insects.

References

  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. Arthur Grosset
  4. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved May 2014)

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