Ramphastidae - Toucans, Barbets, Toucanets, Aracaris
The birds in this family are found in forests in South America, Central America, Africa, and Asia.
Barbets live in forests and eat fruits, nuts and berries, and some insects. They are small, brightly colored birds with large heads and strong bills. Most species are green with some combination of red, blue, and yellow markings.
Toucans are large birds with very large and colorful bills. They eat fruits and berries and may also eat insects, reptiles, and amphibians.
Ramphastidae Photo Gallery
World Status Key
Least Concern Near Threatened Vulnerable Endangered Critically Endangered Extinct in Wild Extinct
Status taken from ICUN Redlist. If no status is listed, there is not enough data to establish status, or there is no status data for the species.
US Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in NH Endangered in US Endangered in NH Breeds in NH Introduced
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife and NH Fish and Game
New Hampshire Species
North/Central American Species
|Channel-billed Toucan- Ramphastos vitellinus
Chestnut-mandibled Toucan- Ramphastos swainsonii
Choco Toucan- Ramphastos brevis
Collared Aracari- Pteroglossus torquatus
Emerald Toucanet- Aulacorhynchus prasinus
Fiery-billed Aracari- Pteroglossus frantzii
Keel-billed Toucan- Ramphastos sulfuratus
Prong-billed Barbet- Semnornis frantzii
Red-headed Barbet- Eubucco bourcierii
Spot-crowned Barbet- Capito maculicoronatus
Yellow-eared Toucanet- Selenidera spectabilis