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  • Butorides virescens
  • Egrets & Other Waders
Greater Yellow-headed Vulture

About the Green Aracari

The Green Aracari is a toucan that lives in northeastern South America, where it is the smallest aracari in its range. These birds spend most of their lives in the highest trees of the forest. They don't come down very often, not even to drink or bathe which they do with rain water that collects in tree forks and leaves.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 18 July 2009
Scientific Name Pteroglossus viridis
  • Piciformes
  • Ramphastidae
  • Pteroglossus
  • P. viridis
Birdorable Family Toucans, Hornbills & Barbets
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 27 July 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
11 to 12 inches
4.2 to 5 ounces
Range South America

International Names

  • Araçari-miudinho (Brazilian)
  • Arassari Zelený (Czech)
  • Grøn Arasari (Danish)
  • Groene Arassari (Dutch)
  • Verinokka-arakari (Finnish)
  • Araçari Vert (French)
  • Grünarassari (German)
  • Aracari Verde (Italian)
  • キムネチュウハシ (Kimunechuuhashi) (Japanese)
  • Grønnryggtukan (Norwegian)
  • Arasari Czarnoglowy (Polish)
  • Arasarí Verde (Spanish)

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