Nico is a Yellow Canary and Pedro's best friend. He and Pedro became friends with Blu when he first came to Rio de Janeiro. Nico wears a blue-green bottlecap as a hat, which he can also use as a tambourine and a weapon, similar to a frisbee. He also owns a Samba Club with Pedro within the marketplace of Rio. He serves as one of the three tritagonists of Rio and Rio 2, with the other two being Rafael and Pedro. He is voiced by Jamie Foxx.