Lettered Aracari
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Common Name Lettered Araçari
Range Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Piciformes
Family Ramphastidae
Genus Pteroglossus
Species Pteroglossus inscriptus
Conservation Status
Least Concern

The Lettered aracari or lettered araçari (Pteroglossus inscriptus), is a species of aracari in the Ramphastidae family.

Distribution and Habitat

It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, and heavily degraded former forest.


It is one of the smaller toucans, weighing 130 g (4.6 oz) and being 29 cm (11.5 inches) in length.

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