Hornbills

Are the hornbills becoming a rare sight?

Tuesday August 5, 2008 Are the hornbills becoming a rare sight? By MEERA DEVI DARAN Sightings of hornbills in the forest are no longer as common as before.

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HORNBILLS OF BORNEO

Credits: Sabah Forest Department, Sabah Wildlife Department, Hutan Kinabatangan Orangutan Conservation Project (KOCP), Hornbill Research Foundation, Chester Zoo, Woodland Park Zoo.

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African hornbills: keystone species threatened by habitat ...

Trail 610 (Kemp 1995). These taboos appear to be weakening, as recent work in Burkina Faso documents elimination of Northern Ground Hornbills from many areas, primarily due to hunting (Thiollay 2006).

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1 Natural history

9 1 Natural history Hornbills have been held in zoos for more than a hundred years and have always been a great attraction. Their shape, flight and inquisitive behavior entice zoo visitors to slow their pace to watch these birds.

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BOOK REVIEWS

The Ecology and Conservation of Asian Hornbills: Farmers of the Forest. —Margaret F. Kinnaird and Timothy G. O'Brien. 2007. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois. 315 pp. ISBN 0-226-43712-4. $45.00 (cloth).

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Rhinoceros Hornbill

Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros Classification The hornbills' closet relatives are kingfishers, rollers and bee-eaters. Class: Aves Order: Coraciiformes Family: Bucerotidae Genus: Buceros Species: rhinoceros Distribution Rhinoceros hornbills are found in Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo and ...

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Cooperative Breeding by Rufous Hornbills on Mindanao Island ...

October 1993] Short Communications and Commentaries 933 for granting us the use of the study area, the Campos family for their hospitality, and J. Navarro and H. Merlini for their help with the fieldwork.

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Von der Decken's Hornbill

Their short, broad, and rounded wings are efficient for short intervals of flight but not ideal for extended periods. • Lifespan: In the Wild about 10 years; In Captivity up to 20 years Behaviors • Hornbills are diurnal birds, often roosting at regular sites in the outer branches of trees, or ...

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ENUMERATING THE ETHNO-ORNITHOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE OF PHILIPPINE ...

149 THE RAFFLES BULLETIN OF ZOOLOGY 2011 ENUMERATING THE ETHNO-ORNITHOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE OF PHILIPPINE HORNBILLS Juan Carlos T. Gonzalez Edward Grey Institute for Field Ornithology, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS United Kingdom

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Conservation of Hornbills in Thailand

36 Conservation of Hornbills in Thailand Pilai Poonswad(1), Vijak Chimchome(2), Anak Pattanavibool(3) , Prawat Voharndee(4), Nipon Sa-nguanyart(5), Saksit Simchareon(6), Sittichai Mudsri(7) (1) Thailand Hornbill Project c/o Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University ...

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