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Ivory billed aracari

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Piciformes
Genus  Pteroglossus
Higher classification  Aracari
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Ramphastidae
Scientific name  Pteroglossus azara
Rank  Species
Ivory-billed aracari IVORYBILLED ARACARI
Similar  Aracari, Bird, Many‑banded aracari, Lettered aracari, Toucan

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The ivory-billed aracari ( /ˌɑːrəˈsɑːri/ AHR-ə-SAHR-ee, /ˌɑːrəˈsɑːri/ ARR-ə-SAHR-ee or /ˌɑːrəˈkɑːri/ ARR-ə-KAHR-ee), or ivory-billed araçari (Pteroglossus azara), is a species of bird in the Ramphastidae family. It was named after the naturalist Félix de Azara.

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Ivory-billed aracari IVORYBILLED ARACARI

It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Ivory-billed aracari Ivorybilled Aracaris Pteroglossus azara

Kevin the ivory billed aracari forages from fruit skewer


Taxonomy and systematics

The ivory-billed aracari was originally classified in the genus Ramphastos. Alternate names include Azara Aracari and Yellow-billed Aracari.

Subspecies

Two subspecies are recognized:

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  • Yellow-billed aracari (P. a. flavirostris) - Fraser, 1841: Originally described as a separate species. Found in western Amazonia
  • P. a. azara - (Vieillot, 1819): Found in north-western Brazil
  • Some authorities consider the brown-mandibled aracari to also be a subspecies of the ivory-billed aracari.

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    References

    Ivory-billed aracari Wikipedia


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