Coimbra Exhibition

Toucanet à bec tacheté

Place of OriginFaculté des sciences, Université de Montpellier
Date(Collected during the first half of the 19th century)
DescriptionThe spotted beak toucan is one of a group of birds collected in 1846 by Admiral Auguste Bérard during his voyage around the world on board The Rhin. Bérard bequeathed this collection of over 1500 birds to the Faculty of Sciences of Montpellier. The majority were collected during naturalist expeditions in the nineteenth century.
Tagsbird, aracari, toucanet
Material/MediumBird on a wooden base
Image Rights Holder© UM-Sonnet
Photographic CreditsMathieu Sonnet