Yellow-browed Toucanet

Yellow-browed Toucanet

Yellow-browed Toucanet by Maryjane Jessen
Species & Artwork Details
Status: 
Endangered
Family: 
RAMPHASTIDAE
Order: 
PICIFORMES
Genus: 
Aulacorhynchus
Species: 
huallagae
Population trend: 
decreasing
Authority: 
Carriker, 1933
Medium: 
mixed media oil on canvas
The Yellow-browed toucanet is a rare species that is endemic to the humid forests growing on the east Adean slope of northern Peru. There is very little information on the behavior of this species other than it forages for fruit and seeds in the forest canopy. Permission for use of the photographic image for reproduction as a painting was generously given by Alfredo Begazo at www.peruaves.org