Emerald Toucanets (Aulacorhynchus prasinus) are one of the small toucans in Costa Rica. They are beautiful to see, and grating to hear - in fact they sound a bit like a cheese grater! They're quite talkative, and usually let you know when they're around. This pair was recorded at the top of Catarata (Waterfall) La Paz, which you can hear in the background.
Douglas Von Gausig (recordist; copyright holder), Naturesongs.com
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