Gray-breasted Mountain-Toucan Andigena hypoglauca

  • © Dominic Sherony

The Gray-breasted Mountain-Toucan is a charismatic species of high Andean forests in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.  The species has a blackish head with a large, yellow and red bill, brownish green back with a yellow rump, blue-gray breast, and red vent.  It is usually found at higher elevation than the similar Black-billed Mountain-Toucan.  Common sounds of the species include ascending nasal honks, sharp kip calls, and bill rattling.

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

Recommended Citation

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