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Chestnut-eared Araçari (Pteroglossus castanotis), Peruvian Amazon, April 2018 Araçaris are small toucans that often fly in groups of five. They nest in tree holes and feed on a variety of fruits, insects, and small vertebrates. The Chestnut-eared Araçari (Pteroglossus castanotis) is common in rainforests of the Amazon and Orinoco Basins in South America. Amazon Basin wildlife,Araçari,Chestnut-eared Aracari,Chestnut-eared Araçari,Orinoco basin,Peru,Pteroglossus castanotis,birds of the Amazon basin,rainforest fauna,toucan Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Chestnut-eared Araçari (Pteroglossus castanotis), Peruvian Amazon, April 2018

Araçaris are small toucans that often fly in groups of five. They nest in tree holes and feed on a variety of fruits, insects, and small vertebrates. The Chestnut-eared Araçari (Pteroglossus castanotis) is common in rainforests of the Amazon and Orinoco Basins in South America.

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The Chestnut-eared Aracari, ''Pteroglossus castanotis'', is a bird native to central and south-eastern South America. It belongs to the toucan and aracari family . ''P. castanotis'' is a larger, more colorful bird than the Black-necked Aracari , which it otherwise resembles.

The range of the Chestnut-eared Aracari is the southern Amazon Basin, especially the southwestern of this region. It is also found in the eastern Andean foothills; a narrowing range extension enters central-southern.. more

Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded May 3, 2018. Captured Apr 4, 2018 22:29.
  • ILCA-77M2
  • f/16.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO800
  • 300mm