Toucan

Ramphastidae

Habitat

Lives in the South Americas tropical forests.

Color Patterns

Toucans have a green eye ring.

Yellow Chest.

Multi colored beak.

Blue feet.

Typical traits for male, female and chicks

Male- They use the colorful bills to to attract females

Female- Retrieve food for theor young

Chicks- Paremts feed and protect them until the grow and are able to fly independently

Interesting Facts

Lay a clutch of 2-4 eggs and ey lay them in a hole in a tree that the toucans peck.

Incubating takes 17-18 days with parents taking turns.

Adaptations to live

Their vibrant colors help them camouflage in the forests canopys. Toucans also nest in tree holes.