1. Spot-billed Toucanet Selenidera maculirostris, female, Serra dos Orgaos National Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 12, 2003.  This species is restricted to the Atlantic forest belt of southeastern Brazil, northeastern Argentina and eastern Paraguay.  A male Spot-billed is perched in the background.  This pair was foraging in the middle storey of dense forest.  The pattern of spots on the bill is distinctive of this species

2. Spot-billed Toucanet S. maculirostris, female, Serra dos Orgaos National Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 12, 2003.  Same individual as above.

3. Spot-billed Toucanet S. maculirostris, female, Serra dos Orgaos National Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 12, 2003.  Same individual as above.

4. Spot-billed Toucanet S. maculirostris, male, Serra dos Orgaos National Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 12, 2003.  Selenidera toucanets are distinguished by the marked sexual dimorphism they show.  The male is largely black on the head and underparts, whereas the female has a chestnut head and breast and ochre belly.  The tomial "teeth" are clearly visible in this image.

© Stephen J. Davies

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