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    Collared aracari - Wikipedia

    • The collared aracari or collared araçari (Pteroglossus torquatus) is a near-passerine bird in the toucan family Ramphastidae. It is found from Mexico to Colombia and Venezuela. See more

    Meet the Collared Aracari!
    Meet the Collared Aracari!
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    The collared aracari was described by the Spanish naturalist Francisco Hernández (1514–1587) in his work Rerum medicarum Novae Hispaniae thesaurus, seu, Plantarum animalium mineralium Mexicanoru… See more


    Like other toucans, the collared aracari is brightly marked and has a large bill. Adults are 38 to 41 cm (15 to 16 in) long and weigh 175 to 250 g (6.2 to 8.8 oz). Males and females have the same coloration of the bill and … See more

    Distribution and habitat

    The subspecies of collared aracari are found thus:
    • P. t. torquatus, from east-central Mexico south through Central America to just into northwestern Colombia, but not on the Yucatán Pe… See more


    Collared aracaris typically travel in groups of about six to 15 individuals that sometimes include other toucan species. They also roost communally; up to seven may occupy a cavity overnight.
    The collare… See more


    The IUCN has assessed the collared aracari as being of Least Concern. It has an extremely large range but an unknown population size that is believed to be decreasing. No immediate threats have been identif… See more

    External links

    • Patel, Swati; Weckstein, Jason D; Patané, José SL; Bates, John M; Aleixo, Alexandre (2011). "Temporal and spatial diversification of Pteroglossus araçaris (AVES: Ramphastidae) in the neotropics: Constant rate of dive… See more

  1. WEBPhys­i­cal De­scrip­tion. Col­lared aracaris have a mostly black back with a green tinge to the feath­ers. The plumage of the neck and throat is black­ish while the upper tail and rump are bright red. The un­der­tail …

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    WEBThe Collared Aracari makes its home year-round in the tropical rainforests of southern Mexico and throughout Central America. The most distinctive physical chararcteristic of the Aracari is its amazing beak. Their …

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    WEBThe Collared Aracari, Pteroglossus torquatus, is a member of the Ramphastidae Family of Toucans. They are mid-sized in stature. In Mexico they are found in the coastal regions within the Atlantic Slope …

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