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Toucan, White-throated
 
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Scientific Name:
Ramphastos tucanus
Location(s):
Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Global, Guyana, Peru, South America, Suriname, Venezuela Read more
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IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'common' (Stotz et al. (1996). ...
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Wikipedia
It was formerly considered to be two species, with the southern and western nominate subspecies, R. t. tucanus, named the Red-billed Toucan, and the northern and eastern subspecies, R. t. cuvieri, Cuvier's Toucan (when considered a species; R. cuvieri, Wagler, 1827). However, the two subspecies, which differ principally in the bill colour, interbreed freely wherever they meet and therefore merit only subspecies status. The subspecies R. t. inca from Bolivia is of questionable validity and may represent a stable hybrid population between tucanus and culminatus. ...
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