Tawny-tufted toucanet

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Tawny-tufted toucanet
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Ramphastidae
Genus: Selenidera
Species: S. nattereri
Binomial name
Selenidera nattereri
(Gould, 1835)
  • Pteroglossus Nattereri

The tawny-tufted toucanet (Selenidera nattereri) is a species of bird in the family Ramphastidae found in the northwestern Amazon Basin of Venezuela, Brazil, eastern Colombia and western Guyana. It was originally described in the genus Pteroglossus. The natural habitat of the tawny-tufted toucanet is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is 35 cm (14 in) long and weighs 148–165 grams (5.2–5.9 oz.)[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Selenidera nattereri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Short, Lester; Horne, Jennifer (2001). Toucans, Barbets and Honeyguides. Bird Families of the World. 8. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-854666-1.