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.
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