from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several small toucans of the genus Aulacorhynchus that range from Mexico to Peru, especially at high altitudes along the Andes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several small toucans, of the genus Aulacorhynchus, that live in the Andes

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small toucan.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the smaller toucans, as any species of Selenidera. S. maculirostris is a good example.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small toucan


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  • The park is the northern limit for the distribution of a variety of scarce species and a new location for species such as yellow-browed toucanet Aulacorhynchus huallagae (LR).

    Rio Abiseo National Park, Peru

  • The toucanet was momentarily forgotten though, when an

    10,000 Birds

  • Elegant Euphonia at first but the toucanet made things alright by flying over and posing behind the euphonia's location and allowing me to get the shot above (to say nothing of a whole bunch more, look for a gallery soon).

    10,000 Birds

  • Bird species diversity is highest in the humid forests and the park is very important for the conservation of Amazon species of conservation concern, such as red-throated piping-guan Aburria cujubi, Gould’s toucanet Selenidera gouldii, snowy-capped manakin Pipra nattereri and tooth-billed wren Odontorchilus cinereus, that are restricted to the Amazon region south of the Amazon River and east of the Madeira River.

    Noel Kempff Mercado National Park, Bolivia


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