Keel-billed toucan : Snakes are the main food of this beautiful rainbow bird

The keel-billed toucan is a species of bird found in the subtropical rainforests of southern Mexico, Venezuela, and Colombia. The bird’s multi-colored body is its beauty. Moreover, the main attraction of the bird is its rainbow colored beak. The keel-billed toucan is also called the rainbow-billed toucan because of its different colors.

Although the beak of the keel-billed toucan looks very heavy, it is actually very light. Researchers believe that the keel-billed toucan also uses its beak as a defensive weapon. Also, the main attraction of the keel-billed toucan from other birds is its beak.

keel-billed toucan

The keel-billed toucan is the national bird of Belize on the northeastern coast of Central America. The main diet of the keel-billed toucan is fruits, insects, lizards, seeds and snakes. Zoos likes Miami zoo and London zoo are conserve keel-billed toucans.

The mas of the keel-billed toucan is 400 grams.  However, this beautiful bird is now facing the threat of extinction. Researchers have noticed that their number is continuously decreasing. The beauty of this beautiful bird will leave any bird lover in awe.