Has a relatively large beak with a black basal line. The upper mandible is olive / Brown to blackish with the upper portion a yellowish green. Skin around the eye is fluorescent green bright yellow below. It is distinguished from other toucanets by its greater size and a beak without any red.
Nest are in tree cavities and they lay 2 – 4 eggs
Principally a variety of fruits but they occasionally eat insects or small vertebrates.
From the Honduran Miskito Coast in the Eastern part of the country south through Central America to western central Colombia and North Western Ecuador
Humid forest between sea level 1000 of altitude
Destruction of Habitat is the most important factor. In Honduras trafficking of this species is minimal due to its remote location in the Miskito area. Risk Category: IUCN Red list low worry factor