Blue-banded toucanet

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Blue-banded toucanet
Aulacorhynchus coeruleicinctis 1847.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Ramphastidae
Genus: Aulacorhynchus
Species: A. coeruleicinctis
Binomial name
Aulacorhynchus coeruleicinctis
D'Orbigny, 1840
Synonyms
  • Aulacorhynchus coerulei-cinctis
  • Aulacorhynchus coeruleicinctus

The blue-banded toucanet (Aulacorhynchus coeruleicinctis) is a species of bird in the family Ramphastidae. It is found in Bolivia and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It weighs 173–257 grams (6.1–9.1 oz.) and is 38–43 cm (15–17 in) long.[2]

Near Acjanaco Pass - Peru

The alternate name blue-throated toucanet should not be confused with the species of the same name, Aulacorhynchus caeruleogularis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Aulacorhynchus coeruleicinctis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Short, Lester L.; Horne, Jennifer (2001). Toucans, Barbets & Honeyguides. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-854666-1.