Curl-Crested Araçari

Curl-Crested Aracari

Both sexes of the curl-crested araçari measure 40-46 cm. (16-18 in.) long and weigh 164-280 g. (6-10 oz.), but females have shorter bills.

The curl-crested araçari is smaller than most toucans and measures 40-46 centimeters, or 16-18 inches long, and weighs 164-280 grams, or 6-10 ounces. It is tied with the black-necked araçari (Pteroglossus aracari) as the second largest araçari after the chestnut-eared araçari (Pteroglossus castanotis).

Both sexes are alike, but females have shorter bills.


Image | © Brian Henderson, Some Rights Reserved, (CC BY-NC 2.0)
Sources | (Dallas World Aquarium, 2019; deGraauw, 2001; eBird, 2019; Johnson, 2011; Short & Bonan, 2019; The Wikimedia Foundation, 2019)

 

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