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Plate-billed Mountain-toucans (Andigena laminirostris)

Plate-billed Mountain-toucans (Andigena laminirostris): Origin, Description, Photos, Diet and Breeding

The Plate-billed Mountain Toucan (Andigena laminirostris) is a species of bird in the family Ramphastidae. It is native to Colombia and Ecuador, where it occurs in the high-altitude humid montane forests of the Andes.

Plate-billed Mtn Toucan, Andi-gena laminirostris: high-altitude forests of the Andes in CO/ EC. Equador is a bird-lovers para-dise: there are about 1600 bird species in this small country, more per sq mi than any other country in the world

PLATE-BILLED MOUNTAIN TOUCAN - ©victoria.gandyAndigena laminirostris Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve, Ecuador.  Location: a species of bird in the Ramphastidae family. It is found in humid forests growing on the west Andean slopes in north-western Ecuador and south-western Colombia.  Status: Near Threatened  Facts: Mountain toucans are quite extraordinary in that they live at very high  elevations, approaching 9,000’ in Ecuador, Colombia and Peru.

earth-song: Plate-billed Mountain Toucan Taken at the BellaVista Cloud forest reserve, Ecuador. by Victoria Gandy

The amazing Plate-billed Mountain Toucan at Bellavista Lodge in Northern Ecuador by Dubi Shapiro.

Plate- billed Mountain Toucan, (Andigena laminirostris), native to NW Ecuador and SW Colombia on the western slope of Andes in cloud forest habitats between

Pair of plate-billed mountain toucans, photographed by Murray Cooper in the Andes

Pair of plate-billed mountain toucans, photographed by Murray Cooper in the Andes

The Plate-billed Mountain Toucan (Andigena laminirostris) is a species of bird in the family Ramphastidae. It is native to Colombia and Ecuador, where it occurs in the high-altitude humid montane forests of the Andes. . Photo  by John D McKenna

The Plate-billed Mountain Toucan (Andigena laminirostris) is a species of bird in the family Ramphastidae. It is native to Colombia and Ecuador, where it occurs in the high-altitude humid montane forests of the Andes. Photo by John D McKenna

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Plate-billed Mountain-Toucan | Flickr - © Steve Blain

Plate-billed Mountain-Toucan from Ecuador (Andigena laminirostris)

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