[Ramphastos sulfuratus]
  Habitat: Lowland forests and forest borders
  Size: 20"
  Weight: 12-17 oz.
  Average Lifespan: 20 years
  Incubation Period: 16-20 days
  Number of Young: 2-4
  Conservation Status: Least Concern

 Keel billed Toucan Map

 

 

 

 

- Also known as the sulfur-breated toucan or rainbow-billed toucan
- Travel in flocks of 6 to 12 adults, and roost together in holes of tree trunks
- To conserve space, it rests its beak on its back with the tail folded over its head
- The large bill is actually very light; made of keratin, the hollow bill is supported by rods of bone
- Its call is a “creek, creek”, which sounds similar to that of a treefrog
- Is a poor flyer, and moves from tree to tree mostly by hopping
- Diet consists primarily of fruit, but will also eat eggs, insects, tree frogs and small lizards



Keel-Billed Toucan Coloring Sheet

 

  [Ramphastos tucanus]
  Habitat: Woodlands, river forests, plantations, and palm groves
  Size:
21-24"
  Weight: 12-17 oz.
  Average Lifespan: 15 years
  Incubation Period: 16-20 days
  Number of Young: 2-4
  Conservation Status: vulnerable

 

 

- Red Billed Toucans are in small flocks.
- There are 37 different species of toucans.
- When it sleeps, a Toucan turns its head so that its long bill rests on its back, then folds its long tail neatly over it.
- The toucan is a poor flyer, moving from tree to tree mostly by hopping.

Red-Billed Toucan Coloring Sheet

  [Pteroglossus aracari]
  Habitat: Subtropical or tropical moist lowland
  forests, heavily degraded former forest
  Height: 14-18"
  Weight: 6-11 oz
  Incubation Period: 16-17 days
  Number of Young: 2-4
  Conservation Status: Least Concern

  

 

 

- They roost socially with up to five adults and their fledged offspring sleeping in the same hole.
- They are very social birds living in groups with all members, including siblings, feeding the chicks.

- All adults continue to feed the chicks for several weeks after fledging.
- Its beak can measure up to 4” long.

Black-Necked Aracari Coloring Sheet

  [Ramphastos vitellinus]
  Habitat: Woodlands and  forests
  Height: 19"
  Weight:
12-17 oz.
  Average Lifespan: 15 years
  Incubation Period:
18 days
  Number of Young:
2-4
  Conservation Status: Vulnerable

 

  - Gets its name from the two deep indentations on either side of the bill.
  - When courting, male and female toucans may toss fruits to each other,
    throwing and catching them in their beaks.
  - Toucans are monogamous meaning they have one partner for life.
  - Known as “croakers” due to their bird call.

Channel Billed Toucan Coloring Sheet

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