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wpe11FE.jpg (22265 bytes) Papuan Hornbill Alternate name
Rhyticeros plicatus  Scientific name 
Bucerotiformes Order
Bucerotidae Family   
65 – 85 cm  Length
Moist & swamp forest up to 1,500 m in: BiakBismark, D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago, Halmahera, Indonesia, Island of New Guinea, Louisiades Melanesia  Milne Bay Islands Mollucas, New Britain, New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Seram, [Solomons archipelago:- Choiseul Province] Waigeo. Habitat-Altitude-Range
(See notes) Normally 2 eggs Clutch  
Fruit, seeds, invertebrates, larvae, animals & birds. Food   Diet
970 - TSN: 707787 World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos Photo July 31, 2007 by Manon van der Lit all rights reserved  

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Papuan Hornbill calls
(Rhyticeros plicatus mendanae)
Niels Krabbe XC32616
15-12-2006, Solomon Islands

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

Czech: zoboro?ec guinejsk? Zoboro?ec temn?br> Danish: Papuarynken?
German: Papua Hornvogel, Papuahornvogel, Papuajahrvogel
English: Blyth's Hornbill, Blyth's Wreathed Hornbill, New Guinea Hornbill, New Guinea Wreathed Hornbill, Papuan Hornbill, Papuan Wreathed Hornbill, Plicated Hornbill
Spanish: C?ao de Blyth, C?ao Pap?br> Estonian: paapua sarvlind
Finnish: Sundansarvinokka
French: Calao papou
Indonesian: Burung lipat, Julang Irian, Rangkok Irian
Italian: Bucero di Blyth, Bucero papua
Japanese: papuashibakobusaichou, papuashiwakobusaichou
Japanese: パプアシウァコブサイチョウ, パプアシワコブサイチョウ
Latin: Rhyticeros plicatus, Rhyticeros plicatus
Dutch: Papoeajaarvogel, Papoea-jaarvogel
Norwegian: Papuahornfugl
Polish: dzioborozec karbodzioby, dzioborożec karbodzioby
Russian: Папуасский калао
Slovak: zob?oro?ec papu?sky
Swedish: Papuahornkorp
Thai: นกเงือกกรามช้างปากเรียบ
Chinese: 蓝喉皱盔犀鸟


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