The Chestnut Mandibled Toucan in Costa Rica is one of the most easily recognized birds in the country. This large, loud and colorful birds can usually be spotted while walking through Cahuita National Park and even along our nature trails here at The Goddess Garden.
The Chestnut Mandibled Toucan is the largest toucan in Central America. They eat a variety of fruit, including different seeds, berries, and fruit fleshes. They can be spotted eaisest in the mornings, when they typically perch on exposed branches and call out to each other. Groups can be made up of close to 20 individuals. Mating pairs, stay together for the season, forage and parent together.