Medium-sized toucan with a red rump, nape, and breast band; green wings and tail; and a yellow belly. The lower mandible is black in the eastern subspecies, variably white and black in the western subspecies. Inhabits the canopy of humid lowland forest, second growth, and gallery forests, where it forages in pairs or small groups. The common call is a series of “tik” notes. Also gives a series of unmusical “tweah” calls.