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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.
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. Sulawesi Hornbill used to be included in this genus.

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

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