large multi-colored bill; blue eye patch; red back (Zoo; 2012-10-23)

Curl-crested Aracari
Pteroglossus beauharnaesii

Native Range: South America

Notes: a cute curly crown gives this species its common name.

long tail; yellow throat; curly crown; dark upperparts (Zoo; 2012-10-23)

black breast band with red and yellow above and below (Zoo; 2012-10-23)

holding a yummy morsel (Zoo; 2012-10-23)

whole-body view (Zoo; 2013-05-29)

blue patch around the eye (Zoo; 2013-05-29)

showing the scarlet rump patch (Zoo; 2013-05-29)