Fiery-billed aracari

Fiery-billed aracari
Pteroglossus frantzii.JPG
In Alajuela, Costa Rica
Scientific classification e
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Piciformes
Family:Ramphastidae
Genus:Pteroglossus
Species:P. frantzii
Binomial name
Pteroglossus frantzii
Cabanis, 1861
Synonyms
  • Pteroglossus Frantzii
  • Pteroglossus torquatus frantzii

The fiery-billed aracari or fiery-billed araçari (Pteroglossus frantzii) is a toucan, a near-passerine bird. It breeds only on the Pacific slopes of southern Costa Rica and western Panama. The binomial commemorates the German naturalist Alexander von Frantzius.

Taxonomy and systematics

The fiery-billed aracari is similar to the closely related collared aracari, with which it is sometimes considered conspecific.[2] Frantz's aracari is an alternate name for This species.

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