Fiery-billed Aracari

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Fiery-billed Aracari

The Fiery-billed Aracari (Pteroglossus frantzii) is similar to the Collared Aracari, differing mainly in its strikingly colored bill. You can find it in Costa Rica and W Panama.

Plumage like the Collared Aracari, except for a line of deep chestnut separates the black of the head and dark green of the back; black spot on breast; red band across belly with a more or less broken black anterior border; facial skin red; lores black. Upper mandible deep orange to vermilion, shading to bright yellow-green at base; very small and white serrations on tomium; basal half of culmen and lower mandible black; white line encircles base. Iris and feet like Collared Aracari. Young: Duller; head sooty-black; back darker; below paler; breast-spot smaller and indistinct; belly-band mixed with black and rufous; no white line around bill; iris dull orangish.

Common Name: Fiery-billed Aracari
Scientific Name: Pteroglossus frantzii
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