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07 18 013 Andigena hypoglauca hypoglauca m
Grey-breasted Mountain Toucan (Andigena hypoglauca)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Piciformes
Family Ramphastidae
Genus Andigena

Andigena or mountain toucans, is a genus of toucans in the Ramphastidae family. They are found in humid highland forests in the Andes of South America, ranging from Bolivia to Venezuela. These medium-sized toucans all have olive-brown upperparts, a black crown, yellow rump, blue-grey underparts and a red vent.


Hooded Mountain Toucan (Gould, 1846) (Andigena cucullata)
Grey-breasted Mountain Toucan (Gould, 1833) (Andigena hypoglauca)
Plate-billed Mountain Toucan (Gould, 1851) (Andigena laminirostris)
Black-billed Mountain Toucan (Waterhouse, 1839) (Andigena nigrirostris)