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Black-billed Mountain-Toucan Andigena nigrirostris

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True to name, the Black-billed Mountain-Toucan is easily identified among the toucans by its entirely black bill. This toucan inhabits subtropical and temperate montane forests and cloud forests. It is most often found in areas with epiphytes and close to water, but also occurs in cultivated areas, open areas with fruiting trees, and in thickets. Pairs, families, or small groups are seen foraging together in the canopy or in the tops of trees and tend to cover impressive distances when foraging.

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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding

Recommended Citation

Black-billed Mountain-Toucan (Andigena nigrirostris), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: