Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Personal tools
Main Categories


From Opus

Male Luzon HornbillPhoto by Photo by Romy Ocon
Male Luzon Hornbill
Photo by Photo by Romy Ocon

Genus: Penelopides

[edit] Description

Six species of small Hornbills, from the Philippines and Sulawesi.
Females are all black (or dark) except in one species. They also share a plate-like structure at the base of the mandibles, ridged with transvere bars.
The Mindoro Hornbill and the Visayan Hornbill are endangered.

[edit] Taxonomy

Penelopides is a genus in the family Bucerotidae.
All species of this genus on the Philippines were formerly considered to be conspecific and were lumped under the name Tarictic Hornbill.

Genus Penelopides viewedit
P. manillae Luzon Hornbill
P. mindorensis Mindoro Hornbill
P. panini Visayan Hornbill
P. samarensis Samar Hornbill
P. affinis Mindanao Hornbill
P. exarhatus Sulawesi Hornbill

[edit] References

  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and J Sargatal, eds. 2001. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 6: Mousebirds to Hornbills. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334306

Articles in category "Penelopides"

There are 6 articles in this category.






Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Help support BirdForum

Page generated in 0.27131104 seconds with 6 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 19:08.