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Green aracaris

Pteroglossus viridis

Range: The Green aracari can be found in the lowland forests of northern South America as well as Columbia, Venezuela, Guyana, and Surinam.

Habitat: These birds live in tropical rainforests within their range.

Size: The Green aracari weighs about 150 grams and will grow to about 30 centimeters. Their wingspan will reach about 30 centimeters.

Diet: The diet of a Green aracari consists of mainly fruit, especially figs and palms.

Conservation Connection: Green aracaris are not currently endangered but they have a declining population due to habitat degradation.

Did You Know? Green aracaris are the only member of the toucan family that uses their nest to sleep outside of the breeding period.

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