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Black-mandibled Toucan


The Black-mandibled Toucan (Ramphastos ambiguus) is a native of the north of South America. Its is distribution ranges along the eastern slope of the Andes from Peru, north through Ecuador and Colombia, to Venezuela as far as the coastal ranges.

It occurs at altitudes of 100-2400 m. in humid montane forests, with a preference for the canopy and edge.

It feeds of fruits. It has a total length of 47-61 cm. The beak measures approximately 18 cm.

External links

Bibliography of online, ornithological articles which explore the natural history of the Black-mandibled toucan, Ramphastos ambiguus ambiguus.

"Ramphastos ambiguus" videos on the Internet Bird Collection

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