Biodiversity - Emerald Toucanet

  • Name: Emerald Toucanet

  • Scientific name: Aulacorhynchus prasinus

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Ramphastidae

Status:  Common.

Size:  33 cm.

Weight:  180 grams.

Elevation:  up to 3,000 meters above sea level.

 

Its beak is mostly black with a wide yellow area at the point and a white lined base.  Mostly brilliant green, slightly paler on the underside.

Common in humid mountain forests, borders of open highland forests with large trees.

They are found in pairs or small groups, feeding at all elevations.

Is omnivorous and often eats the eggs or young of other birds.

Is fairly noisy.





Go back   5371 visits
 

Tours

Chirripó Bird watching Package

Chirripó Bird watching Package

Observation of birds of the area...

Tours

TOUR # 4: ONE NIGHT IN CHIRRIPO

TOUR # 4: ONE NIGHT IN CHIRRIPO

3 days tour to Chirripo...
 

Videos

Hotel El Pelicano en las faldas del cerro Chirripó

Exchange rate

Síguenos

 

Environmental tips

Recycle glass.  Did you know:  It takes one million years to decompse and is responsible for 20% of air contamination and 50% water contamination.

 

News

 

Information

Community Activities

Community ActivitiesIn the area bordering Chirripó National Park there are 4 communities that celebrate and conserve local traditions...
 

Biodiversity

Volcano JuncoThis will be the only bird you will find on top of Chirripó...
  • Name: Volcano Junco

  • Scientific name: Junco vulcani

  • Family: Emberizidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

Comments

tony el chileno

nj usa Wilson uno de los propietarios me a comentado y invitado a vicitarlos,por lo que he visto tanto por fotos y por esta pagina es un lugar hermocisimo, espero visitarlo algun dia .Les deceo mucha suerte en su empresa  y sobre todo a la familia Elizondo.
Se despide Antonio un amigo ...
 
Programación y hospedaje ZEWS S.A.  Diseño Gráfico Mitosis