Keel-billed Toucan

Despite its size the toucan's beak is quite light. The interior resembles a hardened sponge. When sleeping the keel-billed toucan hides its brightly colored beak by laying across its back and covering it with its tail. This is the national bird of Belize.

Central America
North America
South America

At A Glance


Lowland forests


Fruit, eggs, insects, lizards and frogs


Southern Mexico to South America