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Great Hornbill

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Great Pied Hornbill Alternate name
Buceros bicornis Scientific name 
Bucerotiformes Order
Bucerotidae  Family   
125cm Length
Moist forest up to 2,000 m, in: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Indonesia - (Sumatra) Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tibet & Vietnam. Habitat-Altitude-Range
(See notes) 1-2 eggs incubated  for 38-40 days Clutch  
Fruit, seeds, invertebrates, larvae, animals as big as squirrels & birds as big as pigeons and scops owls.. Food   Diet
949 World Number

Near Threatened

 view photos Photo January 11, 2007 by groovejapan all rights reserved

Video by  myfreezer all rights reserved

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Great Hornbill song
(Buceros bicornis)
David Edwards XC26260
?-3-2008, Vietnam

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