Fiery-billed Aracari, Costa Rica

Return of Bird of the Week: Fiery-billed Aracari


By popular demand, we’ll stay with Ramphastidae, the family of long-billed birds that includes last week’s Keel-billed Toucan. Here’s a Fiery-billed Aracari. Unlike the more widely distributed Keel-billed Toucan, the Fiery-billed Aracari has a pretty restricted range, limited to the Pacific slopes of eastern Costa Rica and western Panama. This aracari’s diet is somewhat catholic;…