Well, back and recovering from the head cold from *%^*((!!!
The Collared Aracari or Collared Araçari (Pteroglossus torquatus) is a toucan, a near-passerine bird. It breeds from southern Mexico to Panama; also Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela and Costa Rica. These guys were regularly seen, and seemed to be more prominent, than the Keel Bill Toucan. There colors vary depending on there age, and sex, in many variations of tones... These birds are quite active, and seem to hang out in twos and threes. Amazing how big their bills are! Click on the image to darken.... follow along as this series develops.