Curl-Crested Aracari

Pteroglossus beauharnaesii

Body Length:16–18"
Weight:7–10 oz
Geographic Distribution:South America
Habitat:Tropical rainforests
Status in the Wild:Least Concern
Location:Reptiles & Birds

Curl-crested aracaris get their name from the shiny, tightly curled feathers on the crown of their heads. These birds also featured a multicolored beak, black wings, and yellow and red plumage. Males and females can generally be differentiated by the size of the bill.