Curl-Crested Araçari

Both curl-crested araçari parents help brood the chicks by incubating the eggs, feeding the offspring, and cleaning the nest.

The curl-crested araçari has both maternal and paternal parental investment as both parents help brood the chicks.

Both parents incubate the eggs for about 16-18 days, brood and feed the offspring which develop quite slowly, and share in nest cleaning duties.

Previous offspring and possibly other adult curl-crested araçari will also feed the chicks.

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Sources | (Dallas World Aquarium, 2019; deGraauw, 2001; Johnson, 2011)


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